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Bird’s Nest Fern

Asplenium nidus, ‘Birds nest fern’ I can not turn these pictures the right way. I don’t know why my phone and the blog are conspiring against me so, but they are. It’s a nifty plant- the leaves are thick, lush, green, grow closely together, leaving, however, a sweet little secret spot in the dead center- […]

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Implicit Bias not as Well Documented as Imagined

The IAT, which allegedly measures your implicit biases is a weak reed to lean on: “While liberals love the idea that we all suffer from some sort of implicit bias (or at least white people d0) and they base their theory on the Implicit Association Test. However, there is little evidence that there is any […]

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Charlotte Mason Before School Age

Notes from Volume One (Home Education) of CM’s six volume series I compiled these notes for my own personal use. They are incomplete in two ways. They are incomplete in that nobody can really do justice to Miss Mason’s work as well as Miss Mason herself. They are incomplete because I never finished transcribing all […]

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Anachronistic fiction

https://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2017/06/05/wolf-hall-author-resist-urge-to-make-historical-women-live-up-to-modern-ideals/   When you insert modern pov and accomplishments anachronistically- well, sometimes it’s fun.  But sometimes, you also end up denigrating the real lives of real people.  you make it seem easier than it was.  You lie. Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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The island of Barbuda is only around 60 miles long, and Hurricane Erma was nearly 400 miles wide.  The entire island was evacuated in advance of the storm, and supplies laid in on the island of Antiqua, where the residents now live.  Nobody knows how long it will take to rebuild.  Meanwhile, 500 school storm […]

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