Author Archives: Headmistress

The Primrose Post

I thought I’d share an adaptation of a post from the past, another forum, another time (i think the FYB was either an infant, or he was still in the womb), but, I hope, of some general interest and quite suitable for spring: Dear _____________(insert your name here), Thought I’d share what the kidlets are […]

Posted in gardening, homeschooling, Nature Study | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

“Torture and Rats Not Necessary…”

A few years back we purchased a vacuum cleaner from a door to door salesman. That is a very long and funny story in its own right, and I suspect before we were through the vacuum cleaner salesman was wishing he’d offered us money not to buy a vacuum cleaner from him.But that story isn’t […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Very Mooooving Piece of Art

Here (not all links from this site are, er, edifying) A cow is living on top of a ten storey building in Santiago in a work of performance art. It was kidnapped on its way to a slaughter house by a group of artists who won’t reveal their names. The cow was lifted by crane […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bolton Nomination

Spot on WSJ article here. Eric at Classical Values has an extensive background information on Melody Townsel, the woman who seems to have derailed the Bolton nomination by her accusation (made for the first time to the commission in the last week or so) that several years ago Bolton chased her down and pounded on […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

U.N. Oil for Food Scandal

“Two senior investigators with the committee probing corruption inthe U.N. oil-for-food program have resigned in protest, saying theybelieve a report that cleared Kofi Annan of meddling in the $64billion operation was too soft on the secretary-general, a panelmember confirmed Wednesday. The investigators felt the IndependentInquiry Committee, led by former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman PaulVolcker, played […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

  • The Common Room on Facebook

  • Amazon: Buy our Kindle Books

  • Search Amazon

    Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks

  • Brainy Fridays Recommends: