Monthly Archives: December 2016

Fruit of the Gods

I do not wish to be irreverent, and I mean this with the utmost gratitude and respect to the Divine Creator who made this so: The pineapple here is so delicious that eating it is a sacred religious experience. Also: Mango. To add a word to this would be to gild a lily in Heaven. […]

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Davao Diary: The Sea Star

But lets go back to before supper. The menfolk went snorkeling for the day- Will’s first time ever. They brought back pictures, which reminded me much of taking my oldest two snorkeling in the East China Sea when they were preschoolers nearly 30 years ago- including the lovely blue starfish pictured… .somewhere. Probably FB. Starfish […]

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Free4Kindle: Read (it’s subversive)

Unless otherwise noted, books are free but this can change without notice. Doublecheck. If you click a link and it doesn’t finish loading, just hit refresh. Sometimes the page just kind of hangs for some reason, I am not sure why. If I don’t say, “I loved this book” or “I read this,” Or something […]

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1920 Call to Stop Dumbing Down Classics for the Nursery

Classics in the Nursery Rebecca West (1920) (probably this Rebecca West) No parent whose memory goes back to the pinafore age will buy this new edition of “Tanglewood Tales” that Messrs. Blackie have issued, for it has been edited most grown-uppishly. (this is the edition I recommend~DHM) W. K. L., who was surely born in […]

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Davao Diary: Mostly About Cheese

Another Day’s Entry for my Davao Diary (but I forget which day this was): My two boys went snorkeling today with a bunch of people from the school. We were invited as well, but the invitation included some real concern about how the Cherub would get on and off the boat, and that concern was […]

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