Monthly Archives: July 2007

Wasted Time

I read this quote today and it stuck with me… “The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” – Bertrand Russel

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Less Than a Week Until the VaHomeschoolers Conference!

Which is why I have been so quiet around here! We are putting on the finishing touches and I can’t believe that it is almost here. You can read more about the Conference here. I am so excited…I get to … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Memories Squished Penny Museum!

Just got a link to this article in the Washington Post about the Squished Penny Museum closing it’s doors. They are closing because, according to Christine Henry, co-founder: The public remains as interested as ever in squished pennies, she insisted. … Continue reading

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Discovery Channel DVD Sale

The Discovery Channel is having their semi-annual DVD sale. Hundreds of educational DVDs on sale for up to 75% off and lots of titles for $4.99. Also, if you use code EMAIL07 you get an additional $5 off of a … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

So I tried to figure out how to post this wonderful 4th of July photo by Steve Wall, but could not figure out how to do it without uploading it to my account, which did not seem right. So you … Continue reading

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Storynory – Great Audio Story Resource

Just discovered this wonderful storytelling resource – Storynory (have I ever said how much I love my homeschool email lists? You find out about the neatest things). You can listen online or subscribe to their podcast and download lots of … Continue reading

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An ad that almost worked…

So I saw an ad on Salon.com this morning that definitely caught my attention. It was for the “Washlet”. The first time I saw it, I was amused. But then it kept popping up as I was reading articles and … Continue reading

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Exciting Morning Yesterday

If you had asked me yesterday morning at 10am what I wanted to do, I would not have said “go for a swim in the canal behind our house”. But that is exactly what I ended up doing. Why, you … Continue reading

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