Category Archives: Classical Conversations

Comings and Goings

Dana spent a week with her mom during the first of October while I was out of town. And on Friday, we picked Lauren up from Covenant for a long weekend—she’s off on Monday and Tuesday. It has been nice … Continue reading

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Eclipse

We thoroughly enjoyed the total solar eclipse from our front yard. Jenna hung up her Eno that she got from the Baileys and we hung out in the shade of the trees in the front yard as it got dimmer … Continue reading

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First Day of School—Sorta

Today is Rebekah’s first day of her sophomore year, sort of. She’s starting math today. The rest will wait until next week after we take Lauren to school. But no back pack this year, no actually going anywhere, as she … Continue reading

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School, Camp, and Driver’s Ed

We are quickly approaching the beginning of school for all the girls. We take Lauren on the 18th to Covenant, Jenna on the 27 to Belhaven, and Rebekah—well, that’s up in the air. For the first time in 6 years, … Continue reading

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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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