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1920 Advice on Assessing Your School part I

She is writing for the public school, but there is no reason much of this could not be used for a home school as well. Volume XXVIII January 1920 Number 1 Hang Up Your Thermometer Ida E. Roger Grade Supervisor, Mt, Vernon, N. Y. (Book rights reserved) NOT the glass and mercury kind, but the […]

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Fruit of the Gods

I do not wish to be irreverent, and I mean this with the utmost gratitude and respect to the Divine Creator who made this so: The pineapple here is so delicious that eating it is a sacred religious experience. Also: Mango. To add a word to this would be to gild a lily in Heaven. […]

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1920 Call to Stop Dumbing Down Classics for the Nursery

Classics in the Nursery Rebecca West (1920) (probably this Rebecca West) No parent whose memory goes back to the pinafore age will buy this new edition of “Tanglewood Tales” that Messrs. Blackie have issued, for it has been edited most grown-uppishly. (this is the edition I recommend~DHM) W. K. L., who was surely born in […]

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Davao Diary: Mostly About Cheese

Another Day’s Entry for my Davao Diary (but I forget which day this was): My two boys went snorkeling today with a bunch of people from the school. We were invited as well, but the invitation included some real concern about how the Cherub would get on and off the boat, and that concern was […]

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Day Two

These are going to be out of order, and possibly posted more than once, largely due to my wonky and incredibly frustrating issues with the blog and my internet connection. Apologies for that. Hope you haven’t already seen this five times. Day Two: Fun facts: We Left Chicago in the morning at 10 or 10:30 […]

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