Monthly Archives: November 2014

Are We Afraid Of Learning For The Love Of It? We Shouldn’t Be

It is almost 10.30 pm, way past bedtime and the big boy has finally been peeled off his book and is now sleeping. Unless his mind races for a while, ruminating the stuff he’s been reading about… Ancient Greek history, today’s reading, complementing part of our history class today. Perhaps calling it ‘class’ is a… Read More »

An Adventure Begins

It was not entirely my idea but a combined effort. In all fairness, the topic of homeschooling had been on the agenda, on and off, since those first day of Tony’s kindergarten when he asked if we could. I was hesitant, possibly because it was still a new and exotic concept with more questions than… Read More »

Today Is Remembrance Day

Originally published as a column in the AM News on Friday, November 7, 2014.  In the last few days there has been much turmoil about many issues: environmental, social and political.  A new report on climate change was issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) just a few days ago and it warns… Read More »

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