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Solve This Mystery

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Solve the . . . Mystery of the Missing Mask: a ten minute mystery. Last night, Sir Gibbsley’s prized possession, his Tribal Tooth Mask, disappeared. Can you help him find it? Sir Gibbsley used to hunt elephants in Africa till a rogue elephant took out his right leg. Now he loves to terrify his nephew […]

Phil Crane Died This Week

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Former Rep. Phil Crane died November 7 after a struggle with lung cancer. Read more here. We voted for Phil Crane during the 1980 Iowa caucus — he was running for President, along with George Bush and Ronald Reagan. He was a great liberty-minded patriot, of the same calibre as Ron Paul. You can read […]

Review of The Thinking Toolbox

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

The Thinking Toolbox: Thirty-Five Lessons That Will Build Your Reasoning Skills is another delightful offering from brothers Nathaniel and Hans Bluedorn. Recommended for ages 12 and up, it picks up where their book The Fallacy Detective (now in its third printing) left off, and helps readers to delve more deeply into informal logic. Their unique […]

Grammy Visits Hunter Bunny

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

I went to visit Munchkin #3 today and helped feed him while Helena did some spinning.

The Scottish Chiefs — A Battle Against Nation-Building

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Here we have a thirteenth-century Scotland overrun by tyrants — English soldiers doing the bidding of their King Edward who was bent on nation-building and greed. Here we have a freedom-minded people who acknowledge none but the laws of God and their own country, and will never submit to a tyrant’s law. “I am Sir […]

Hitty — Her First Hundred Years

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

First published in 1929, Hitty: Her First Hundred Years is a nearly perfect book. Hitty is a doll carved by an old Irish peddler in 1827 from a piece of well-seasoned mountain ash wood. She tells the story of her first hundred years and how she is owned by many little girls, is lost several […]

Sob! Sob! It’s going to frost tonight

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Must pick them all before dark. Dahlias Dahlias The last of the zinnias La Luna dahlia Zinnias — which color do you want? Fuzzy Wuzzy Dahlia Innocence Dahlia Victoria Ann Dahlia Munchkin with flowers

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