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Archive for February, 2007

Mid-Winter Barn Dance in Moweaqua, Illinois

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

Braving the frigid temperatures and icy roads. What makes a good party? Food Games Friends And dancing. The callers… Mary Evelyn Notgrass Lucas Hedding The music Guest traveling the furthest — Allison from Springfield, Missouri Smallest guest Rachel, Jill, Johannah, Amber Adam and Johannah Time to go home.

Podcast #4 Interview with Eloise Wilkin’s Daughter, Part Three

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

Part three of an interview with Eloise Wilkin’s daughter, Deborah Wilkin Springett. Hansel and Gretel, illustrated by Eloise Wilkin Eloise Wilkin Stories

Podcast #3 Interview with Eloise Wilkin’s Daughter, Part Two

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

Part two of an interview with Eloise Wilkin’s daughter, Deborah Wilkin Springett. Eloise Wilkin dolls Photo used with permission by Deborah Wilkin Springett The Boy with a Drum, illustrated by Eloise Wilkin

Podcast #2 Interview with Eloise Wilkin’s Daughter, Part One

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

When I was ten years old someone gave me Baby Dear – a children’s picturebook illustrated by Eloise Wilkin. That copy doesn’t exist any more because I wore out the pages. Recently I purchased a new one, and all the thoughts I used to think when reading that book 45 years ago came back. The […]

Rolfe Barnard

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

Excerpt from the sermon Casting Pearls Before Swine by Rolfe Barnard …..Years ago I went down Wednesday night through Sunday night at the request of a friend who had a good deal of money. He said if you’ll fly down to Mississippi to a little church down there — there’s a young preacher down there, […]

Illuminated Text

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

Illuminated text by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe Taken from Lessons in the Art of Illuminating A Series of Examples selected from Works in the British Museum, Lambeth Palace Library, and the South Kensington Museum, With Practical Instructions, And a Sketch of the History of the Art By W. J. Loftie ADDITION: Sorry, this was […]

Our Problem with Homeschooling

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

Dear Bluedorn Family, I happened to find your book and website a few years ago as I was researching a private classical Christian school for my daughter. You gave our family an excellent introduction to homeschooling, so we decided to try it. It has been a wonderful experience for us and we look forward to […]


Sunday, February 11th, 2007

The Wall Street Journal reported Friday on a study done by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) which showed that about one in 150 U.S. children have autism. This rate is higher than their previous estimates (based on surveys and other less comprehensive studies) of one in 166.

Public Schools, Home Schools, and Private Schools

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

Public Schools, Home Schools, and Private Schools by Virginia Birt Baker. Mrs. Baker was one of the very first pioneers of homeschooling and has been writing about freedom in homeschooling for many years.

The Lord Builds the House

Monday, February 5th, 2007

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Bluedorn, Thank you for being a sponser for The Old Schoolhouse writing contest and for the books you sent me! I’ve been interested in collecting a library of books for my kids to read someday, so these will definitely be added to my collection and will get some long term use! […]


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