Monthly Archives: August 2005

Another Felt Doll

This doll is holding a basket of Oranges, a purse, and she has a magnet on her back so she will stick on the fridge. She is a present for one of our G-mas. I made her the night before last. I think I must be getting a little more handier with my hands because […]

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U.S. Releasing Oil Reserves

At least, the US is releasing those oil reserves that we can get to, Katrina having rendered some of them inaccessable. But still, we hope it will provide some relief at the pump. “The U.S. Minerals Management Service said Tuesday that 95 percent of the Gulf of Mexico’s oil output was out of service. Oil […]

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30th Education Carnival

Over at Education Wonks the 30th carnival is up and it’s a nice big one. I liked Extreme Wisdom’s ideas about taxes, school choice, and advertising. No Left Turns has an interesting post on a battle between a Christian high school and UC. The University of California is ” the UC system has refused to […]

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A Living Book

A well read person, said Miss Charlotte Mason, will be familiar with “Men and their motives, the historical sequence of events, principles for the conduct of life, in fact, practical philosophy, is what the emergencies of the times require us to possess and to be able to communicate.” We don’t learn these good things in […]

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Hurricane News

This is despicable– a Children’s Hospital in New Orleans is under seige by looters: Bottcher said the director of the hospital fears for the safety of the staff and the 100 kids inside the hospital. The director said the hospital is locked, but that the looters were trying to break in and had gathered outside […]

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