7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 162)


— 1 — For the #1 spot in each week’s Quick Takes, I usually think back and pick out an interesting / funny / bizarre story that occurred within the past seven days. As I sit down to review this particular week, I realize just how nonexistent my life has been. One hundred percent of… [Continue Reading]

7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 161)

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— 1 — Yesterday afternoon, I thought I had found a one-two punch of improving our neighbors’ impressions of The Homeschoolers and getting some socialization for the kids. (Disclaimer: Socialization is not a problem for everyone who educates at home. Many such families have no problem whatsoever exposing their children to the company of other human… [Continue Reading]

7 Quick Takes Friday (vol. 160)


— 1 — Yesterday I turned 35. To celebrate, let’s get all reflective! If you are older than 35, tell me about what you were doing at this age. How do you feel about that time of your life? Anything you’d do differently? If you are younger than 35, tell me about what you want… [Continue Reading]

7Quick Takes Friday (vol. 159)

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— 1 — You don’t even know the writer angst I spare you. I could have an entire blog where I wrote three posts per day transcribing the mercurial inner dialogue that runs through my head whenever I sit down to work on this bo project. I’ve been pondering the age-old question of why even… [Continue Reading]