Author Archives: Headmistress

Education is the science of relations, connections, affinities

We dabbled in various types of homeschooling for a few years, but there were things that were always part of what I did, and they were there because of reading For the Children’s Sake- these were the things that I recall particularly resonated with me: Poetry (Winnie the Pooh, reciting for grandparents, fourth grade poetry […]

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George Herbert, Nativity

All after pleasures as I rid one day, My horse and I, both tir’d, bodie and minde, With full crie of affections, quite astray, I took up in the next inne I could finde. There when I came, whom found I but my deare, My dearest Lord, expecting till the grief Of pleasures brought me […]

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Davao Diary, some perspective

Something to keep in mind about my observations of Davao- Davao City proper is 1.6 million people (as of 2015) and metro-Davao is 2.5 million people.  I’ve spent the last dozen years or so living on a country road where my nearest neighbor is my mother, and I couldn’t see her house, and I could […]

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What’s up?

I finished my last day at work a couple days ago and am on Christmas break.  I had been going back and forth on whether I really wanted to go back. There are some reasons why me supervising the teens and study hall and some of the rules are not a great fit.  I hate […]

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Hmmm. PNEU Education for girls and boys

PR article Books. by Mrs. F. G. Hickson Volume 14, 1903, pgs. 914-921 “But we are hampered in all our efforts by the fact that if we strike out in any new line in education, we may handicap our children in later life, by making it impossible for them to follow with success in the […]

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