• Move Review: FLOW (For Love Of Water)

    By on April 11, 2010

    This is a film that everyone should see, and is on par with seeing the movie Food, Inc. This...

  • The Optimist’s Creed

    By on April 10, 2010

    The Optimist’s Creed was authored in 1912 by Christian D. Larson. It was adopted as Optimist International’s creed in...

  • What Oprah Knows for Sure

    By on February 5, 2010

    I admire Oprah and the authenticity she has stood for; she has been an example to America that authenticity...

  • Poetry by Wislawa Szymborska

    By on February 2, 2010

    This poet won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1996, and this is the first book of her poems...

  • Some Quotes by Famous Artists

    By on January 29, 2010

    Here are some quotes by famous artists that are new to me. These quotes came from all sorts of...

  • Best of 2009

    By on December 31, 2009

    This website and daily blog have been going for a year! Thank you so much for your continued readership....

  • Encouraging Words

    By on December 4, 2009

    Ever since I was little, I’ve loved a pithy quote. These are the ones I’ve been pondering and applying...

  • MIT Splash and the Kendall Hotel

    By on November 22, 2009

    I brought my two homeschooling kids (12 and 15) for a weekend of classes at MIT Splash which is...

  • Book Review: This I Believe

    By on November 9, 2009

    I really enjoyed these two sets of CD’s of a favorite NPR radio program, and give them 5 stars....

  • A Seminar on Socrates’ Apology by Plato

    By on November 7, 2009

    The parents were given the homework of reading Plato’s Apology, which is his account of Socrates’ defense at his...

  • Parent’s Weekend at St. John’s College

    By on November 6, 2009

    It has been our role today to rejoice in our oldest child thriving in a rigorous college setting. She...

  • Talk on the Role of Perception in Art

    By on November 3, 2009

    I went to a talk by David Dunlop (see here) at a local library on how the eye perceives...