Author Archives: Headmistress

When should you believe a campaign?

  Scott Pelley: You wrote in August a story about Hillary Clinton’s medical condition the headlines said, “Hillary Clinton has Parkinson’s disease. [Physician] confirms.” That’s quite a headline. Mike Cernovich: Yeah, Dr. Ted Noel had se-sent a story to me anonymously, that I checked out, analyzing her medical condition. And — Scott Pelley: It isn’t […]

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Responses

Nature Study: Know the world

To my mind, the best of all subjects for nature-study is a brook. It affords studies of many kinds. It is near and dear to every child. It is an epitome of the nature in which we live. In miniature, it illustrates the forces which have shaped much of the earth’s surface. It reflects the […]

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Response

Art Study

From my archives- I wrote this over 15 years ago. Closer to 20 years ago, in fact. We approach art from two different paths, art history and art appreciation. When we do art history (something I did with older students, not grade schoolers), we look for artists representative of that time in history (as well […]

Posted in Art | Leave a comment

Good for Mr. and Mrs. Pence

I have more respect for Mike Pence than ever, and even less respect for Feminists than I already did and I thought that was impossible. My husband moved from assistant manager to manager abruptly when the manager of another store had to be fired for sexual harassment. That manager’s story was that he’d been framed. […]

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Responses

Books Read In March

Control.Alt.Revolt by Nick Cole Here’s the blurb: The Thriller that won the Dragon Award for 2016 The first night of the Artificial Intelligence revolution begins with a bootstrap drone assault on the high-tech campus of state-of-the art gaming company, WonderSoft Technologies. For years something has been aware, inside the Internet, waiting, watching and planning how […]

Posted in Books | 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: