Recent Bits from my Blog Readers

Recent Bits from my Blog Readers

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Ever wonder what I get back from my blog readers? The limerick Joe wrote for me made my day and inspired this post, but all of you are interesting people who contribute so much to my life! I cherish each of you. Here is a recent smattering of input from my readership:

“There once was a poet named Polly
Who had limited patience with folly
But she reveled in mixtures
Of beautiful pictures
That made all her readers so jolly!” (from Joe)

Where is our conviction? Let’s speak with authority! See this short animated typographical poem: (click here) (from Patricia)

A friend sent their child to a private school for eight years at a cost of $256,000 to get her daughter into the same college two homeschool girls we know are going to. If you do a good job homeschooling to college for all three of your kids, you’ll save triple that, or $768,000 over eight years, which before taxes is $1,344,000, equivalent to $168,000 earned per year. Not only does this highlight the value of what you as a homeschooler contribute to your family financially, it also shows how ahead you are when it comes to paying for college. (from Christine)

“Only five states do not have collective bargaining for educators and have deemed it illegal. Those states and their ACT/SAT rankings are as follows:

South Carolina – 50th
North Carolina – 49th
Georgia – 48th
Texas – 47th
Virginia – 44th
If you are wondering, Wisconsin, with its collective bargaining for teachers, is ranked 2nd in the country.” –From Maureen Downey, for the AJC Get Schooled blog (from Fred)

Summary of food and other items containing GMO’s: (click here) (from Laurie)

Ideas about how to pray about fear of contagion: (from Nancy)

“Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.” -Aldous Huxley (from Chriss)

Book recommendation: Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired written by the grandson of the founder of the National Council of Churches. (from Susan)

Move the arrow in whatever direction you want to look in the Sistine Chapel and scroll in and out for a better look: (click here) (from Fred)

“Art seems to me above all a state of soul.” Marc Chagall (from Julie)


Thank you to all my readers for all you are and share with me!


I work to amplify good wherever I find it. I love color, texture, beauty, great ideas, nature, metaphor, deliciousness, genuine spirituality, and exploring new territory. I encourage authenticity, nurture creativity, champion sustainability, promote peace, and hope to foster a new renaissance where we all are free to be our most fulfilled, multifaceted, and terrific selves. Read more here.


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