Author Archives: Headmistress

Two Carnivals to Visit

Virgina Conservative has the Carnival of the Vanities here. We have a small post up this week, not perhaps our best written, but one on one of my favorite subjects and one I hope to revisit. VACon looks like a blog to check out often, too. You’ll want to read it all, of course, and […]

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Gracious Living, Common Room Style

This post is from something I wrote several years ago after a particularly amusing teatime at our house. I wrote it to encourage a group of friends, because I thought our foibles might help them relax a little. Enjoy. Dear ladies, I want to share today’s teatime while it’s still fresh on my mind, and […]

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The Unstraight Flush at Newsweek

We’ve written previously about the Newsweek mess here, here, and here. Thanks to Hugh Hewitt, I read this blog this morning. Jay Rosen says many wise and interesting things, and you will want to read the entire post. He has some wonderful suggestions for improving reporting. I hope the right people listen to him, because […]

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A Question about Public Education

Are we asking too much of public education, more than it can deliver? If so, should we be trying something else? I am a homeschooler, but I do not blame every problem our publicly educated children have on the public schools. I have often made excuses for public schools. I acknowledge that teaching in a […]

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More on Newsweek

Imus in the morning points out the difference between truth and fiction to Newsweek. REally. It’s become too cliche to say that you can’t make up stuff this bizarre. What is going on with these people? Michelle Malkin has the whole thing. Here’s a juicy extract: Fineman:….And then he and John Barry, who’s our Pentagon […]

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