Author Archives: Headmistress

March 5, 1957

My great-grandmother’s diary: She received 30 dollars rent. “Winnie came in at Supper time- we had scallops= there so good, and we cleaned the platter.  Roger came over, took us over, had a good visit with the children and them.”   Winnie was a daughter in law, I think.  Roger her youngest son, father of […]

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Three Links to make you think

Fascinating theater project- the debates between Trump and Hillary re-enacted, only the genders are  reversed: https://www.nyu.edu/about/news-publications/news/2017/march/trump-clinton-debates-gender-reversal.html It’s not the entire debates, just some sample pieces.  The results were fascinating, and not what those involved expected at all. Planned Parenthood has been lying and claiming abortion is only 3% of the services they provide. So Trump […]

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Free Kindle books: A book may be compared to your neighbor:

A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long ; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early. — Brooke. Unless otherwise noted, books are free but this can change without notice. Doublecheck. If you click a link and it doesn’t finish loading, just hit […]

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Computers and Living in the Philippines (and maybe elsewhere)

If you are moving overseas, go ahead and download and install any new programs you think you’re going to need.  In my case, I had my cherished old laptop that finally had everything just the way I wanted it and where I could find it and was everything I wanted, except the old and breaking […]

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The Boy Rejects a Compliment

“Your writing has improved quite a bit in the last few weeks,” I said. “No, it hasn’t,” he argued. “Oh, yes it has,” I insisted. And then he explained to me why I was so very, very wrong: “No, Mom, it’s just that I’ve had to write a lot more for school and for homeschool […]

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