A platter of random thoughts and goodies for you:
Zeus on the Loose: a game for those of you who like fast-paced games, for those of you who like Sleeping Queens, and for those of you looking for ways to add a bit of math to the day.
I’m reading “The Witch of Blackbird Pond” for the first time and I can’t put it down. I’m terrified that something really bad is going to happen, and I keep reading faster, hoping to get it over with. That narrow view…I’ve dealt with it in church and in the religious high schools I attended, though not in this extreme form, and it makes me feel all tight inside. I want to look up the ending, but I won’t let myself.
A little serious reading that is full of insight and clarity: What is Education For? Six myths about the foundations of modern education and six principles to replace them by David Orr. It’s rare that I read something that reaches out to me this way.
I really wish I had an extra week. Can someone stop time or hire a nanny for me? There are sewing projects, decluttering imperatives, and homeschooling research to be done and I keep treading water in the soup of the everyday.
Easy, cheap, fast way to redecorate: Mosaic Wall