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A Nod to The Arabian Nights

One of the books I (almost) finished reading this summer is Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri. It's about an Iranian who...

Relaunch!

I did a terrible job of running the Kitchen Apron Book Club last year. Here we are on the doorstep of August again, and I finished a...

Reading This Week...

Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset Laurus by Eugene Vodolazkin The Intellectual Life by...

Reading This Week

I've got a lot of books going on right now. For accountability purposes, I feel like maybe sharing my book reading will help me plod...

A Common Arts Education

I had the pleasure of attending a presentation by Christopher Hall last year in which he introduced his newly published book Common Arts...

The Common Art of...Mechanics

I have a lot of fears and insecurities. One of them is driving along, not really close to home, with my husband out of town, and I break...

Calibrating...

Calibrate - v. 1.) To check, adjust, or determine by comparison with a standard 2.) To make corrections in; adjust 2022 arrived and I...

Welcoming Fall

Traditions are very important in our family. Since marrying my husband, we've established some that have stood the test of time, while...

Mastering Knowledge

I just may begin a column called "Charlotte Says" because Charlotte Mason is my girl. She just blows me away with her words. I found her...

Back in the Saddle

We started our school year on Tuesday after taking a six week break for summer. You should know that this is my 9th year homeschooling...

Paideia? Schole? Huh?

First off, some definitions of terms. As I read and listened to the people on this journey who had quite a bit of a head start, I heard...