Author Archives: Headmistress

Tell us where you’ve come from, tell us where you been…

But it really doesn’t matter, grab your chair and fill your platter and dig, dig, dig right in….* bold the states you’ve been to, underline the states you’ve lived in and italicize the state you’re in now… Alabama / Alaska / Arizona / Arkansas / California / Colorado / Connecticut / Delaware / Florida / […]

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Woo. And Indeed, Hoo

Congratulations to the Head Girl who just called to tell us she PASSED her Western Civilization CLEP test for a sweet three college credits. She had intended to take the Macroeconomics test, but after doing the preview test, decided she should wait and take a course in Macroeconomics, and so she switched her CLEP schedule […]

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It’s about Freedom

Update: See also the Carnival of Freedom for the most recent freedom round-up. Via Instapundit, a link to a terrific article in the Times, UK, by Gerard Baker, which contains this reminder: In a speech one month before the start of the Iraq war in 2003, Mr Bush laid out the strategy: “The world has […]

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Art and Meaning

Over at Evangelical Outpost Joe Carter is writing about Art, toilets, and Christians. (Try this link instead, love wayback machine!) He tells us that “Last December, 500 arts specialists in Britain agreed that the single most important work of art in the 20th century was Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Fountain.’ “ Duchamp’s “Fountain” is, the Headmistress is […]

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Sitting Still is Highly Over-rated

DOne of mine was all over the room when I would read,turning somesaults, making faces at the baby, dangling upside in her chair and making cat’s cradles with her hair. Yet when I asked her a question, she always was able to answer it. She appeared to be paying no attention at all, yet was […]

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