Category Archives: Classical Conversations

Great Scott, She’s a Scot.

Lauren has decided on a school. She will be going to Covenant College in the fall and majoring in community development. Between now and then, we have lots planned: her senior trip in New England, graduation on May 20, the … Continue reading

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Protocol and Seeing People as People

Every year we take the high school students on a formal event—AKA a fancy night out. Every time we have taken this bunch of kids somewhere, someone always complements them on some aspect of their behavior vis-a-vis the normal teenager … Continue reading

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Bad Apples

I have been using Apple computers for—well, almost since I’ve been using computers. Well over 20 years. We had our first ever hard drive fail on the girls school laptop—a computer we bought used a few years back. I don’t … Continue reading

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Smoke

It could be a lot worse, and it hasn’t been that long, but I’m ready for the smoke to move on. But in the meantime, we are looking forward to having Jenna home in a little over a week for Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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Birthday and 1st Day

Now that Lauren is home, we got to celebrate her birthday from July. And today was the first day of Classical Conversations for our senior and freshman. And speaking of our senior, she has finished her application to Mississippi College … Continue reading

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Visitors

June has flown by. After getting back from Texas, I performed a wedding here: Then everyone but Rebekah got sick. Then I went out of town for three days for my annual training for the tutoring I do for Classical … Continue reading

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Mock Trial

Rebekah had her Mock Trial today. The judge, like with Lauren’s class two years ago, was very impressed. They thought on their feet well and did a good job asking questions (as lawyers) and answering questions (as witnesses). They did … Continue reading

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