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Did you take breaks from schooling…?

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

Dear Laurie, When your children were under 10 did you take breaks from schooling during the school year or in the summer? Julie ————- Dear Julie, Yes, we took off schooling for the summer as far as I can remember. We do a lot of gardening and animal work in the summer, plus we were […]

Trivium Pursuit Contest Winner

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

What character said this and what book is it from: “Why don’t they teach logic at these schools?” The Professor says this in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. Answering correctly, in this order: Susan Smith Heather C. Ginny Andrea Diener, FL — WINNER #1 (Thank you! I’d like Bless The […]

Trivium Pursuit Contest Time

Saturday, December 17th, 2005

Contest Time!!! The 4th and 8th persons to email me the correct answer to this question wins a copy of one of Johannah Bluedorn’s children’s picturebooks (your choice). What character said the following, and what book is it from: “Why don’t they teach logic at these schools?”

32nd Anniversary

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

We celebrated our 32nd wedding anniversary yesterday. New slippers It’s a jigsaw puzzle of a laptop computer, which, after it’s assembled, actually works. New shirt Painting from Helena The Bluedorn Home by Helena Bluedorn Painting from Johannah Grandma’s Shelf of Storybooks by Johannah Bluedorn

J.C. Philpot Daily Reading

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

Ears From Harvested Sheaves by J.C. Philpot December 12 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Romans viii. 26. In all our prayers, in all our approaches to the […]

Food Co-op Order

Monday, December 12th, 2005

I’m in big trouble today. We picked up the food co-op order this afternoon. I don’t know why they don’t put more descriptions on the items in their catalog. How was I supposed to know that the Soft Baked Double Chocolate Brownie Cookies are nut and gluten free made in a dedicated bakery, no trans […]

Adult Peer Pressure

Friday, December 9th, 2005

Laurie, My sister who is expecting her fifth child at the end of April is currently homeschooling her oldest two daughters, grades 1 and 3. She is knowledgeable in the classical approach, tries to use it herself, and also has helped to start a classical school that meets twice a week with paid teachers. The […]

Lost on Mount Baldy

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

MOUNTAINS are a CHALLENGE Mount Baldy is in-between Los Angeles (near the sea) and Lancaster (in the desert). It is actually called Mount San Antonio. Saturday morning, November 19, we (Mario, Toby, Jonathan, Hans, and Nathaniel) drove as far as we could towards Mount Baldy and stopped at a wide spot in the road. We […]

Books on Ebay

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

Some of you might be interested in the books we are currently offering on Ebay, including The Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, early 20th century modern Greek child’s readers, Power Tools for Future Filmmakers and Culture Changers, and Great Economic Thinkers — The Audio Classics Series.

Two More Days Left in December Sale at Trivium Pursuit Online

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

Dear Trivium Pursuit Customers, There are two more days left in the December sale on Trivium Pursuit products. All orders will receive a free art card (while supplies last). The Lord Builds the House (regularly $12) — $10 Little Bitty Baby Learns Hebrew (regularly $12) — $10 Bless the Lord (regularly $14) — $12 My […]

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