Monthly Archives: September 2007

On My Way Home

I have three lovely pictures to share with you from my drive home yesterday. First, you’ll see the friendly deer I passed, with the amazing vistas in the background; next is an abandoned bridge stretching across the Crooked River (which … Continue reading

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The Hunter

My husband (“The Hunter”) just had his first archery kill yesterday. It was special for several reasons. First, he had taken our six year old daughter (“JJ”) with him that morning, since it was her turn. Second, they were hunting … Continue reading

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You Might Want to Read

That time again to highlight some “Carnivals,” which are just collections of blog posts in particular categories of interest. The Carnival of Homeschooling is hosted by About.Com:Homeschooling The Christian Carnival is up over at The Minor Prophet The Carnival of … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Rich Mullins

September 19, 2007 marks the 10 year anniversary of the death of Rich Mullins. As you can see, the only other music review I’ve done is on Mullins, in my first month of blogging. You can read more about his … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer and Gatto on Education

For Kinderlehrer , a post for her International Freedom in Education Day. Since I just spent a great deal of time reading about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, I’ll submit something interesting I came across in Eberhard Bethge’s Biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. From … Continue reading

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International Freedom in Education Day

Kinderlehrer over at Educating Germany is hosting the International Freedom in Education Day. If you have a post to add to her carnival, please head over there; she’ll be running this through tomorrow. If you would like to learn more … Continue reading

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Harvest/Halloween Giveaway for Cheerleader or Football Costumes!

Tomorrow is the start of another Diary of 1 giveaway, in partnership with my online business, TeamMASCOT.com. I’m very excited and so thankful to Shannon at Rocks in My Dryer who is hosting this bloggy giveaway for me! Tell your … Continue reading

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Christian Carnival 189: Dietrich Bonhoeffer Edition

I am so pleased to present the 189th Christian Carnival, which I have labeled The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Edition. I wrote about Bonhoeffer back in April, on the anniversary of his death. I couldn’t resist returning to this compelling character, most … Continue reading

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My Christian Carnival is Coming

Hey, I get to host the Christian Carnival next week, and I really want a post from you! Do you have something to say from a Christian perspective? The current carnival is being hosted at Bounded Irrationality, so check it … Continue reading

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Puzzling Comment

I get a lot of peculiar homeschooling comments thrown my way, but this one was just downright tommyrot, eyewash, hooey. Those are just really fun words for nonsense. Person Pretending To Ask Polite Question But Really Being Rude: So, you’re … Continue reading

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