My Latest Obsessions…

…are Impressionist art and the Peloponnesian War. Don’t ask.  I could tell you but I don’t feel like doing that much writing just now.  Suffice it to say that both of them were “birthed” from what I’ve been teaching Punksin.  This is one of the things I love about teaching her – I am learning […]

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Zombie Ants

Every year I know spring has arrived when the parade of ants makes its annual trip to Mecca, i.e. my house.  Since ants do not disturb me in quite the same way that roaches or mice do, they’re only a minor nuisance.  To me, anyhow. Today, one happened to be crawling across the rug in […]

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Unique Homeschool Materials For Sale?

If you didn’t know, I homeschool my kids. No, I am not any kind of fundamentalist.  I pay my taxes and am not trying to create my own nation.  I do not own a gun.  I homeschool my kids because Punksin is too smart to continue pre-K and, in the town where I live, the […]

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The Internet

Right now, at this very moment, I find it all so boring…all the twittering, all the blogging, all the websites, all the news, all the videos, just one fat yawn.  The idiot box is no longer the TV-it’s your laptop, sucking you in with a wasteland of crap, enticing you to go on and on […]

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