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The Scottish Chiefs and a Battle Against Nation-Building

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. 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 […]

The finest historical fiction

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. I want to tell you about a book I read to my children many years ago. Allen French is the author, and I consider it one of my very favorites. It’s called The Colonials: Being a narrative of events chiefly connected […]

These are the toys they keep coming back to

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. After five kids and five grands, these are the toys they keep coming back to. 1. Cash Register 2. Xylophone 3. Play-Doh 4. Pick-Up Sticks 5. Weaving Loom 6. Toy Doll House Furniture 7. Hot Wheels 8. Pop Gun 9. Small […]

Dinesh D’Souza is brilliant!

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Watch Hillary’s America. You’ll be quite surprised at how much you like it. And here is my new favorite song….

An introductory text on linear thinking and logical fallacies

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning Reviewed by Paul Wilson 2012 National Nobel Distinguished Science Educator Former State Science Education Curriculum Advisor Science Dept. Chair, Stratford High School Woody Guthrie once said, “Any fool can make […]

Reviewers Needed

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Looking for reviewers for the new edition of The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning. If you are a book reviewer, message me if you’re interested.

Review of a near perfect history curriculum and some help for you

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. A Review of The Mystery of History Volume I and The Mystery of History Volume II by Linda Hobar Audio version of The Mystery of History Volume I and Audio version of The Mystery of History Volume II by Linda Hobar […]

History, Chronology and the Bible

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Do you suppose that when we get to heaven there will be thousands of video rooms where we can watch reruns of history. In one room there will be a recording of Noah and his sons building the ark and caring […]

Propaganda: Are Americans Being Taken In By It? They are without the ability or tools to think through and analyze media messages

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. by Annie Holmquist After taking a hiatus from watching news programs for a while, a friend of mine recently turned on MSNBC. Following this experience, he said something along the following lines: “I’m done. I just can’t take it. The news […]

Looking Back Forty Years — My Favorite Homeschool Purchases

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Home grown kids: A practical handbook for teaching your children at home by Raymond and Dorothy Moore — This book gave me the word for how I wanted to educate my kids — it was called “homeschooling.” I loved that word. […]

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