Archive | June, 2009

Michael Jackson’s Death

26 June 2009

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I apparently hurt some feelings with comments on Twitter (and by proxy Facebook) about Michael Jackson’s death. I’d like to apologize, but I cannot…but I will explain better why I made the comments I did. If we are to honor him, let’s be honest about his life rather than ignore the circus and the big […]

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The Countdown is On…Yikes.

22 June 2009

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So yesterday we went to Target to get a few things needed for the upcoming birth and create a registry, since several friends had asked for one. Since we are expecting/hoping this one is a girl, we got girly onsies, receiving blankets, hats…but just the basics. And just those basics for the very fact that […]

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Taken: Ruminations

13 June 2009

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Have you seen the Liam Neeson movie Taken yet? I’d wanted to see since I saw the previews way back when, and we got it via NetFlix this week. And watched it, of course. While this post isn’t going to be a review, I do have to say that I ended up liking the movie […]

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As Goes California, So Goes the Nation

8 June 2009

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The undeniable bias in public schools–especially in California–is appalling. Check out this video on things going on NOW on silencing Christians and promoting Islam in public school. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2u6eY-glCa4]

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Help Name Our Baby!

8 June 2009

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Checked the app on my phone and saw that we have approximately 37 days until the baby comes. [For the record, the reason I use an app on my phone is simply that it is easier to keep track of…and frankly, there’s far too much info stuck in my head. The app provides it as […]

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What Are Your Reasons for Homeschooling?

6 June 2009

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From the previous post (and the reason for it), it is apparent that there are a lot of myths and assumptions about why people choose to homeschool. So I wanted to share why it is that we chose to, and invite other homeschoolers to share their reasons so that we can hopefully dispel some of […]

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In Response to The Case Against Homeschooling

4 June 2009

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[Note: this post has generated a lot of traffic, especially from outside the United States. I’d love to hear directly from some of you as to homeschooling in your country and the challenges you face. Please feel free to email me at scotters@gmail.com!] In particular, would love to hear from the recurring visitor from Mexico… […]

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In the News!

3 June 2009

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Article in The News Tribune published Sunday…I’m mentioned a little ways down under the ‘Creative Financing’ subsection. Link to the story. Free 2GB online backup, and only $4.95 for unlimited space! Click here for details.

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