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GREAT Resource on Cultural Intelligence

Hey- for those of you who find my culture differences posts fascinating, the best source I’ve had (besides talking to local people) is David Livermore’s Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are. It’s one of the Great Courses offerings and right now you can get it for 50% off the […]

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Linking for Thinking

Black Rednecks and White Liberals by Thomas Sowell is an outstanding read, and now you can also enjoy Amanda Green’s chapter by chapter review. Bookmark it. No, socialism is not cool, and yes, it has been tied. It’s deadly. China is amending its Constitution to make Ji Xinping dictator for life. Trump looking at steep […]

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Books Read in February

A Charlotte Mason Education by Catherine Levison- this was, of course, a re-read, but I hadn’t read it in probably 15 years. I still like it. It was fun reading my notes, too- there were a couple areas I once strongly disagreed with her and later revised my opinions. It’s a fast read, and a […]

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Giant Whiteboard for Cheap

We once had a whiteboard that was about 4′ X 8′.  It cost us around five dollars because we bought it from another homeschooling family.  They had bought it at a home improvement store, but it wasn’t sold as whiteboard, so it cost them around ten dollars (prices a bit higher now, but not much). […]

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Me, Too hits K-Dramas

Jo Jae Hyun, who is currently acting in Cross, is being written out of the show due to recent allegations of sexual harassment. Oh Dal Soo and Jo Min Ki have also been accused: https://www.allkpop.com/article/2018/02/metoo-movement-accuses-veteran-actors-jo-jae-hyun-jo-min-ki-and-oh-dal-soo-as-sexual-harassers   I think Cross producers were able to deal with it because of Jo Jae Hyun’s admission. I don’t usually […]

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