Author Archives: Headmistress

Ethnocentrism Can Be Funny

I heard a proverb this week that says something like, “if you want to know what living in the water is like, you don’t ask the fish.”  It’s impossible to avoid being ethnocentric at some level. It’s like asking fish what it’s like to live on dry land. A few months ago we had four 20 […]

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Over Simplification

Cooking it that way uses up too much gas. Get up. Clean up. Put it up. Turn it up. Up and away. Come on up. Come up and see me. Use it up. Eat up.   These all seem like simple and basic English phrases and usages on first glance. But to the non-native speaker, […]

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K-Drama: Ms Ma: Nemesis

Other title, Goddess of Revenge This is just incredibly well done.  It’s a sort of an homage, pastiche, reboot of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple stories.  It’s not a retelling, but I can definitely recognize certain characters and the different stories.  The business man in Nemesis is an aging mob boss.  The Mirror Cracked episode makes […]

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Good Reads, Frugal or Free

C.S. Lewis’ Space Trilogy for Kindle, 1.99! The Collected Works of George MacDonald, .99! (Kindle) I confess that I find many of his works tedious, but his fantasy is strange and otherworldly (in a good way), and C.S. Lewis greatly admired MacDonald.r D-Day Through German Eyes, 2.99– The editor’s grandfather interviewed German soldiers not long […]

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Crochet projects

Things that are worth doing are worth doing badly. Plus, the more you do them, for most people, the better you’ll get. There are good many reasons to work hard at picking up some craft and making it part of your life- and your children’s lives. IT’s good therapy, it’s good for children to learn […]

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