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Gather Ye Knowledge While Ye May

UPDATED!!!- added information, changed title, rearranged a paragraph or two…~~You’ll want to read this: You will want to click on the link to read the rest of a speech David McCullough (author of the wonderful book John Adams) delivered recently at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar on the topic, “American History and America’s Future.” […]

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Mass Graves

See Chrenkoff, April 14th: Two new mass graves uncovered in Iraq, mute testaments to the horror of Saddam Hussein’s reign. One of them containing a large number of bodies of women, children and elderly people, mostly Kurdish, most, it is thought, from the nearby prison built by Saddam in 1983. The other said to contain […]

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More Musical Notes

We went to a performance of Faure’s Requiem yesterday. The first time I heard it was when I was 15 and playing around with our new CD-Rom Encyclopedia that allowed you to listen to audio recordings. Being new to the world of computers (previously, our technology had been an Apple II C. Those are fun […]

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Things You Need to Know

When you see steam coming out of Mommy’s ears and her face doingstrange and funny things, that is a signal to be *very* quiet. You thought the steam out of the ears was a danger signal, but apparently, you really need to watch out for the hands on the hips. Bonnet Tip Powerline. This just […]

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Quote for the Common-Place Book

Thou hast set my feet in a large room should be the glad cry of everyintelligent soul. The question is not, -how much does the youth know? … buthow much does he care? and about how many orders of things does hecare?–Charlotte Mason Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it […]

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