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Classical Astronomy

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

Have you ever wondered why June 21st is the longest day of the year? Jay Ryan at Classical Astronomy explains it all to us in very simple terms, and he even uses diagrams. Look for his new homeschool astronomy curriculum Signs and Seasons which will be coming soon. You can subscribe to his free email […]

Contest Winners!!

Monday, June 19th, 2006

The painting is called Camille Monet in the Garden at Argenteuil, and you can see it here. Answering correctly, in this order: Paul and Sue Jennifer Crow Janine Newby — Winner #1 themunchkinhouse gregandkaren Jeanine Collins Tammy Flood, Keller, TX — Winner #2 dianaun Andrea Diener Terri Waterhosue Melinda Clark ArabellaGregory Patricia Kellner Jeff and […]

Contest Time Again

Monday, June 19th, 2006

Go here and view two paintings by Claude Monet: At the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York there are several works by Monet, including one which has a lot of turquoise color in it, and in the middle of the painting is Madame Monet and a large stand of hollyhocks. This painting belongs to […]

Tozer on Education

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

In Everything By Prayer – Sermon by A. W. Tozer (preached in 1960) … Everything by education, they say now. What we need is a more educated clergy, more educated ministry, they say. Well, I believe in education. I’ve said that many times, I believe in education. And if you don’t get it in school […]

My Favorite Monet

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

Bouquet of Sunflowers This oil painting on canvas, which measures 39 3/4 x 32 in, is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Here is a description of the painting as posted on the Metropolitan Museum web site: In December 1888 Van Gogh wrote: “Gauguin was telling me the other day […]

The Trivium — Too Abstract?

Friday, June 16th, 2006

Does it seem like the Trivium is too abstract of a subject? Read here at Homeschool Blogger articles which apply the Trivium to real life — articles by Maribel Hernandez and Dawne Shelton.

Pay attention, Trudy.

Friday, June 16th, 2006

I’m reading about your great-great grandfather Mr. Pippin.

From Honeymoons to Happy Homes

Friday, June 16th, 2006

I just read an article I want to recommend to you. Spunky writes on From Honeymoons to Happy Homes. Excerpt: I was leading my home. I was stealing from Steve the joy of raising his children. I was to wait upon his direction about how things are to be for our homeschooling and our family.

Reading Aloud vs. Just Reading

Friday, June 16th, 2006

I’ve just had a revelation revisited: A couple of years ago Laurie mentioned a good book to read aloud: Bob, Son of Battle, by Alfred Ollivant. One day, scanning our bookcases I came upon it! I’d picked it up a library book sale, who knows how many years before! Praise God! Another year or so […]

Ancient History from Primary Sources

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

Rachel Thomson just posted a review of our book Ancient History from Primary Sources.

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