Help for Harvey!

Seems everybody knows somebody hit by Hurricane Harvey, but if you don’t, and if you’re interested in helping storm victims by way of a trustworthy “personal connection,” I’ve got friends and family up and down the Texas coast. While none of us can help them all,...

Top Ten Tips for Homeschooling – Delegate

Hi friends. For the next ten days, I’m going to give you my “Top Ten Tips for Homeschooling.” I offer these to inspire you, encourage you, and equip you. Delegate! Delegate! Delegate! When you add the job of homeschooling to the already existing demands of your family...
Remember Pearl Harbor

Remember Pearl Harbor

Many a young student has wondered why the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor about halfway through World War II. I confess that the incident seems “out of place” with the rest of the war going on in Europe. So let me first explain the strange relationship...

Good News – Bad News

Hi friends. Here’s what is going on in my world. I consider it a combination of good news and bad news. (The bad first.) Bad news – After 15 years, my skin cancer is back. Good news – It is only basal cell carcinoma, which is very common, treatable, and not...
Unleashing World History!

Unleashing World History!

If you grew up in a traditional classroom of the 60s, 70s, or 80s, like I did, you probably developed a “meh” attitude toward world history that started around junior high. And if you are honest, you’re terrified of passing on this grim view of history to your...

The Twelve Days of Homeschool (Day 12)

THE TWELVE DAYS OF HOMESCHOOL (DAY 12) On the first day of homeschool, my students gave to me: A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three. On the second day of homeschool, my students gave to me: 2 Major Meltdowns and A Head-ache that Lasted ’till Three.  On the third day of...

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