Author Archives: Headmistress

Current K-Dramas, Take 2

By ‘current,’ I mean dramas I am watching now.  That may also mean dramas that are still airing, but it might just mean some ten year old drama that I am currently watching. (Okay, but also by ‘current,’ I mean dramas I’m watching now when I remember to update this post!) I continuously- but quite […]

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Books Read In May

Beauty in the World, Rethinking the Foundations of Education, by Stratford Caldecott Edwy the Fair or the First Chronicle of Aescendune  Historical fiction set in the time of St. Dunstan (Abbot of Glastonbury just before 1000 AD), written by a popular author if the second half of the 19th century.  A.D. Crake specialized in children’s […]

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An Education in a few paragraphs of George MacDonald

Augustus is an older man, a widower, who has married a very young and quite silly bride.  During their courtship: “Augustus Greatorex was fooled, not by poor little Letty, who was not capable of fooling him, but by himself. Letty had made no pretences; had been interested, and had shown her interest; had understood, or […]

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You’ll want to read this

“What lives in the Tower?” Carolinus jerked his fierce old bearded face around to look at him. “What’s living there?” he snapped. “I don’t know. We’ll find out soon enough. What is there—neither alive nor dead, just in existence at the spot—is the manifestation of pure evil.” “But how can we do anything against that?” […]

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When Your Psyche is a Backstabbing Traitor

People ask me how I feel about my son leaving to go back to the U.S. while we stay here in the Philippines.  I smile and say we will miss him, and then I talk about how much money we are going to save on groceries, on our electricity bill, on our phone bills, on […]

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