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Archive for January, 2019

2019 Practical Homeschooling Reader Awards Ballot

Friday, January 25th, 2019

2019 Practical Homeschooling® Reader Awards™ Ballot It’s time again to cast your vote for the best educational products for homeschoolers! To entice you to take the time to fill out and send in this ballot, they are offering a fabulous prize. But vote soon — all ballots must be completed and received before January 30 […]

Am selling my illustrated classics

Friday, January 25th, 2019

More photos can be provided if needed. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley or; the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight of Burroughs, in the County of Devon, In the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth illustrated by N. C. Wyeth hardcover published by Charles Scribner’s Sons in 1920 413 pages 14 […]

Russian Translation of The Fallacy Detective and Teaching the Trivium

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

Now available — the Russian translation of The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning. Coming soon! Russian translation of Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style. Go here to purchase the Russian translation of The Fallacy Detective.

Sometimes we need to see ourselves from the outside looking in — free copy of Archer and Zowie

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

A theme that keeps coming up in Archer and Zowie is metamorphosis — something changing from one thing to something different. There are many things in Archer and Zowie that undergo a metamorphosis — from the microwave, to the penguin aliens, to Zowie herself. When I was writing Archer and Zowie, an idea that I […]

Free Archer and Zowie by Hans Bluedorn on Amazon Kindle January 21-25

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

Hans Bluedorn is offering his new book Archer and Zowie free for 5 days on Amazon Kindle. “I wrote Archer and Zowie to be a book about friendship. Every little nook and cranny of the story is about getting along with people who are different than us. Being with people who are very different than […]

Trump succeeded in defeating both political parties, the media, political professionals, pollsters, academics, and the bureaucratic class

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

In the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump appealed to the importance of citizens and borders. In other words, Trump took his stand on behalf of the nation-state and citizenship against the idea of a homogeneous world-state populated by “universal persons.” In appealing directly to the people, Trump succeeded in defeating both political parties, the media, […]

Essential Oils and Medical Studies

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

For those of you who would like to study the medical value of essential oils, here are some links. Also, here is a special offer you might want to look at. Special giveaway this month. 1). A Dewdrop Diffuser 2). 2 bottles of NingXia Red 3). 3 bottles of oil from my private stash! Here […]

Paul’s three-word description of what sin does to all people

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Taken from Come, Let Us Adore Him: A Daily Advent Devotional by Paul David Tripp, 2017, pp. 82-82. People will be lovers of themselves. 2 Timothy 3:2 It’s the inescapable, destructive commitment of every person that was ever born. It marches down a pathway of separation from God and our ultimate doom. None of us […]

Five In a Row this week — Madeline

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans is one of the book selections in the Five In a Row homeschool curriculum and was last week’s choice for Daughter Johannah’s family. Here are a few of the projects they chose to go along with Madeline: Eric reading to Michael Eric and Michael making French flags Eric cooking French toast […]

Here are some words to permeate your vocabulary in the new year without seeming pretentious

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

• aberration = deviation, a departure from what is normal or desirable • à la carte = separately priced, with each dish on a menu priced separately • apathetic = not taking any interest in anything, or not bothering to do anything • apprise = to inform or give notice to somebody about something • […]


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