Author Archives: Headmistress

Exodus 21:22-23

A friend tells me that he believes this verse ought to give pro-life Christians pause. Let us consider it. Exod 21:22-23 22 If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman’s husband will lay […]

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The Conversation

Back Story:One of our children is severely disabled. She has I.Q. of approximately 35, is considered profoundly retarded, and we adopted her when she was almost six years old. True Conversation: Pro-choice Friend: The absolute assertion that a foetus at every stage of its development is alive in the same sense as a vital, thinking, […]

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True Confessions of Parenting

The Deputy Headmistress is fond of a certain rather florid writing style. She thinks it is fun to sound a pretentious, preachy, stuffy governess of the Victorian Age. The Headmistress loves to lose herself in yesteryear as a gentle and inexpensive vacation from real life. She wishes others to enjoy this escape with her, but […]

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A Tale of a Kilkenny Cat

There once were two cats of Kilkenny,Each thought there was one cat too many;So they fought and they fit,And they scratched and they bit,Till, excepting their nailsAnd the tips of their tails,Instead of two cats there weren’t any.**********************************************Here’s a tale of one cat from KilkennyWho thought Equuschick had ten fingers too manySo she threw a […]

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North Korea, Part III

Previous posts on the LA Times story on NK and conditions in NK arehere and here. Hugh Hewitt emailed some questions about the article to its author, Barbara Demick. He posted those questions and her responses here. He also links to other blogs that discuss his interview or other aspects of the NK story. The […]

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