Category Archives: Confessions

One Gorgeous F*ing Smile

 One Gorgeous F*ing Smile    I suspect Ger might not wish to be identified with Alice’s dreamscape Chesire Cat Whose grin so defined, that all but grin disappeared. We sat in pairs in HTHSC typing class with Ger directly in … Continue reading

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beauty and the beast

“Beloved I need to love you – every aspect, every pore.” And this time God said, “There is a hideous blemish on my body, though it is such an infinitesimal part of my Being- could you kiss that if it … Continue reading

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good luck with dat y’all

the recent events, legislation and global government activity which, all taken and strung together make up the contemporary short history “Policing of the Internet”, make for a truly thought-provoking and new realm of philosophical speculation. In our lifetime, just a … Continue reading

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beauty and the beast

“Beloved I need to love you – every aspect, every pore.” And this time God said, “There is a hideous blemish on my body, though it is such an infinitesimal part of my Being- could you kiss that if it … Continue reading

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regarding Colin Wilson’s monomania

I’ve spent months now reading Colin Wilson’s books, although I can honestly say, I haven’t been able to read straight through any of them, but find myself invariably skipping here there and all over the place. It has occurred to … Continue reading

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Dad’s Home-birth

I got to kiss my dad good-bye. And that’s not all, I was able to be present at his home-death, as I call it, so akin to my three home-births did it seem! Now,’ death’, ‘dead’, ‘died’, etc. aren’t the … Continue reading

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stop, look, listen

When the kids were little, I read a Lot! of child psychology and child development literature. One book that made a big impression, was called “Drama of the Gifted Child” and it was written by Alice Miller. It was a … Continue reading

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Integrity

Speaking of Integrity, one day as I was observing my young daughter’s elaborate, creative, all-the-time-in-the-world, complex make-believe, the word “integrity” popped into my mind. I thought about it. I observed some more. I thought about it some more. What I … Continue reading

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Attention

Attention. Attention is a very interesting subject and one that is much deeper than meets the eye.  One of the most interesting ideas I encountered and explored while homeschooling was the concept of attention. Pay Attention!!!  This is a command … Continue reading

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Unschooling

No homeschooling manifesto would be complete without some explanation of “Unschooling”. Within the homeschool movement, there are subdivisions.  First of all, and comprising the majority, are the Christian homeschoolers.  The Christian homeschoolers can be subdivided into two basic camps:  Catholic … Continue reading

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