Author Archives: Headmistress

Well, This Is a Surprise

Not. CBS distorts the news. Again. Or should that be still? This is from yesterday, but it’s a story that should get extensive blog coverage because everybody oughta know… See Powerline and Lucianne for more. The bare bones summary is that Gloria Borger interviewed Ken Starr, and CBS aired a portion of that interview. In […]

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This Sounds Promising

Atty General Spitzer is about to go after spyware. Computer repair people say that spyware accounts for about half of the trouble they see. One study finds that 80 percent of private computers are infected. Spyware is noxious. It slows down your computer, pops up ads nobody wants to see, tracks your websearching, spies on […]

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Still Upsetting

I blogged a couple posts back about a student who was talking to his mother (stationed in Iraq) on his cell phone, had that phone call disconnected by a teacher, and then was expelled because he didn’t take to that very well. There’s more here. His suspension was shortened from ten days to two. Officials […]

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Words to Make a Mother Proud

This afternoon the First Year Boy requested a souvenir from the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. He chose a copy of the Declaration of Independence. He proudly showed it to me and said, “I love the Declaration of Independence. I love it so much that I want somebody to read it to me at bedtime […]

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For the Common Place Book

My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions, but in the fewness of my wants. –J. Brotherton Beauty tip of the month: For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. – Audrey Hepburn

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