Category Archives: Musings

Trust or Not to Trust?

I had planned to come on here and blog tonight.  My husband is on his two week night-shift cycle.  Plus the new laptop we bought me to use for work arrived and affords me a wonderful keyboard which makes typing … Continue reading

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Vulnerability and Transparency

To love at all is to be vulnerable.  Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken.  If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not … Continue reading

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Homeschool and Socialization

I’ve decided to pull together a series of links and make some comments about homeschooling and the ‘Big Questions’ in one place so that I can find them in one place.  This is by no means an exhaustive list and … Continue reading

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Another Textbook Quote

A fine example for why we have ‘regulating and governing bodies’ today especially when it comes to research: “In 1731, Stephen Gray performed an experiment similar to the comb experiment just described.  He rubbed a rod with a piece of … Continue reading

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Life goes on in the Ward

Well, yes… the thieves have done a number on our little plans… The estimated repairs to the car to make it drivable are $1100.  With those repairs being the bare minimum, the mechanic feels that he would not trust it … Continue reading

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Update: the car

Well, thanks to friends, the car has been recovered. It doesn’t work and had to be towed to the mechanic’s shop.  The mechanic can’t get to it until Friday.  But his initial prognosis was not good. The car had been … Continue reading

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An Update on the Car Situation

My essay yesterday was motivated from the events that we went through yesterday. I had posted that my husband and I are doing without a car for now.  Basically we had to make a choice.  The ‘value’ of our current … Continue reading

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Living Simply: motivations and philosophy

It seems to me there are many motivations for keeping life simple.  Each unique and each difficult in their own way. The most common reason people live simply is due to finances.  They just don’t have the income or their … Continue reading

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Protected: Negotiations: Walking Away from the Table

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Steps Forward

One thing my husband and I are focusing on at this time is putting one foot in front of the other and just moving forward.  Its a bit of a struggle because both of us are feeling quite dull or … Continue reading

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