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Guest Blog: Vince’s “As I Read It” – The Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins

I have asked my 15 year-old son, Vincent, to write some book reviews. He is very well-read for his age, and can always be found […]

Guest Blog: Vince’s “As I Read It” – Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan

I have asked my 15 year-old son, Vincent, to write some book reviews. He is very well-read for his age, and can always be found […]

The Curriculum I Use: A Review of Rod and Staff English

I use Rod and Staff’s English program to teach grammar and some writing. This curriculum uses a very traditional approach to grammar and writing. In […]

Losing Your Marbles, One Week At A Time

My husband has this jar of marbles in his office. About 15 years ago I put it together for him. Not only is it pretty […]

Now Go Make Some Mistakes!

I remember a lesson I learned when I was playing violin in the Oklahoma All-State Orchestra. I believe I was a senior in high school, […]

The Gift of Today

Today was a gift. A wonderful, glorious, marvelous gift. You see, this morning I started getting a migraine. (My migraines like to make a big […]

How To Be On Time For Church (Even With Kids)

The things I share here especially apply if you have small children, but not ONLY in that case.  It seems that as we (and I […]

Memories of Mexico: Day 4, San Rafael

A Little Background A few years ago, a wonderful lady named Maribel and her daughter, Amanda, attended our church.  Our emotions were mixed when Maribel married Marcello Fernandez, a […]