Author Archives: Headmistress

Normalized Sin

You can now be banned on Twitter for using biologically correct pronouns and failing to participate in legitimizing mental illness. Believing all women- 3 women have come forward and accused scientist Neil DeGrasse Tyson of sexual misconduct, one accusation quite grievous. I’m willing to wait and see what turns up, but one aspect of his own […]

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We eat at least 3 of these every week, just my husband and I. A Pomelo is a really huge citrus fruit, larger than a grapefruit.  It’s either an ancestor of or a type of grapefruit, depending on your source of info.  It’s much sweeter and tangier and more delicious than grapefruit. The peel is […]

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First Weaving Projects

Cut strips from tag board, file folders or perhaps the sides of a milk jug. They should be 4 inches long and 1/4 inch wide. You can also ask the children to do the measuring, marking, and cutting. If you want to be more ambitious, use wide blades of grass, palm fronds, willow, or corn […]

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A few good reads

The problem with Ivy Leagues– ” The ‘tenacious myth’ of affirmative action: ‘They will instantly catch up’ She denounced the academy for its “aggressive, dogmatic pursuit of equality” of group outcomes rather than its historic “disinterested search for truth.” The academic gaps that make affirmative action necessary either “may not be mentioned in polite society” […]

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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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