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On Memory



I've been thinking about memory lately, and I wanted to see if I could get my thoughts organized and coherent here.


Plutarch and Government


The kids and I are reading Plutarch's Lives and we just finished Numa Pompilius. I've already learned so much and there was one passage that particularly caught my eye.


Waiting for Space


In the Classical world of education, it can easily become overwhelming. Especially for us homeschool mom's who weren't classically educated. We have to study Homer, Shakespeare, Euclid, Plato, Plutarch, the Bible, Great Books, all of history, all of the art, all of the music (and learn to play an instrument!), and how many languages?

Ideal Man


I shared some of this at our co-op's Family Night this year and since then, I've been thinking about and expanding the ideas. I thought I'd share them here.


Classical Ed. in Action


For years I've railed against the "rules." I don't like breaking the rules (although I have done that) but as a teenager, all I heard was the "don't's." Don't drink, don't smoke, don't..etc. I just thought, "Ok! But what do I do?" In other words, how am I supposed to live then? What is my purpose?