Author Archives: Headmistress

Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival!

Ordinarily, at least the last several many times (as a little boy in my neighborhood said about how much candy he wanted), this has been hosted at Fisher Academy. They have been pretty busy there recently so I get to guest host. I meant to get this up a week ago, but with all the […]

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Davao Update: Martial Law, Mawari City,

We do usually check the news every day at some point, but yesterday we were busy doing other things and we just didn’t.  So it wasn’t until we got a cab to go to the mall to grab dinner and some groceries that we found out that earlier in the day Davao City police had […]

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Make Your Own Curiosities Box

I saw an idea of something like this for sale for a couple hundred dollars for the box alone (which was very pretty) and then you buy various curiosities to put in the drawers and keep a magnifying glass nearby, and leave some drawers empty for the kids to fill with their own discovered treasures. […]

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Hard Things

These are things I have seen only from a taxi window, and from a taxi window there is not a lot to do- I usually haven’t even processed it until we’ve passed.   I see bits and pieces separately and as we are driving off, I realize the bigger picture of what I have seen. […]

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Read here

Retiring to South or Central America becoming an American trend? Could be. I have to confess, I’m a little amused by a few of the frustrations of the locals with the new immigrants. They won’t learn the language? Evergreen College– I fear this good professor is at least five years behind the times. The current […]

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