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Entries from May 2004

I Saw the Angel in the Marble

May 31st, 2004 · Comments Off

I like to think I don’t need to read any more books like this one. Sure, I can recite the 543 reasons why someone should (or perhaps shouldn’t) homeschool. For years, before we had children, Ted and I read books, observed friends and discussed how we wanted to educate our family. I feel that homeschooling [...]

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Tidbits of wisdom

May 31st, 2004 · 1 Comment

Moms with years of homeschooling experience have been sharing some advice on a yahoogroup list I’ve joined. Here are three pieces (paraphrased, since I’m not allowed to quote directly) that I’m considering: Spend some time this summer educating yourself. The best thing we can give our children is ourselves. Committing to homeschooling one year at [...]

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Hat trip

May 31st, 2004 · 1 Comment

Posing for a picture, Ted and the girls are wearing the hats my brother bought them on a recent trip.

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Getting deeper in love every minute

May 31st, 2004 · Comments Off

I can’t describe to you how surprised I was to find out I loved her, old sport. I even hoped for a while that she’d throw me over, but she didn’t, because she was in love with me too. She thought I knew a lot because I knew different things from her…Well, there I was, [...]

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Grilling guys

May 31st, 2004 · 2 Comments

Friday’s edition of NPR’s All Things Considered aired Gender at the Grill: Why Guys Do Most of the BBQing. Quotes from the clip include: (a woman’s voice)“Of all the women I know, no one enjoys grilling.” (a man’s voice) “My attention span’s not that good when I’m grilling.” (man’s voice) “It’s a guy thing.” (woman’s [...]

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