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Sledding!

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

We had the most snow we’ve had for some time. We took the opportunity to take a few trips down our sledding hill:

You can see that the snow wasn’t terribly deep. But we had several good runs, both solo and individual.

An eight-year-old takes on King Richard

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

My wife and daughter were studying history (The Middle Ages) from this book today.  I was informed at dinner that the topics of today’s lesson included the Magna Carta and Richard the Lion-Hearted.
I was further informed that Richard the Lion-Hearted never made it to Jerusalem.  When I looked quizzically at my daughter, she said, “He […]

Marauders, Bake Sales, Tablets, etc.

Monday, January 30th, 2006

The blogging will be light this week (maybe some posts like this one, but probably nothing terribly profound), as I will be entertaining my former PhD advisor this week. We are hosting him at Western as a Visiting Scholar.
Here are a few tidbits to keep you occupied:
Item #1 “It’s an interesting study, but what’s […]

Skipping Recess?

Saturday, January 28th, 2006

Edwonk reports on this recess controversy:

A Central Texas mom is mad at her son’s school for not letting his fourth grade class out to recess.
“I’m really concerned no only for my son, but also for the other kids who don’t have recess,” says Lina Abad. She says her 9-year-old is hyper-active and not having recess […]

What I’m Reading - Gramma’s Attic

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006

I’ve added a new link category over on the sidebar: What I’m Reading. You may have to scroll down to see it.
Anyway, I thought I’d briefly mention a couple of books that have recently been a part of the bedtime reading ritual. The books are from the Gramma’s Attic series. We […]

Why Am I Not Excited?

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

I have subscribed to several Christianity Today email newsletters, including one on Christian parenting (I think it’s called Parenting Connection).
Friday, I received an email from the Parenting Connection folks entitled, “Exciting Changes for You at Christian Parenting Today”
Dear Parents,
In your next e-mail newsletter from ChristianParentingToday.com, you will find some exciting changes, including a […]

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