Monthly Archives: October 2012

Jacques Barzun: His Writings Influenced My Teaching

My sister, Karen introduced me to Jacques Barzun on a summer vacation in 2001. She had picked up his book, From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western ┬áCultural Life 1500 to the Present at Bethany Bookstore and thought I … Continue reading

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Potpourri: Caught My Eye This Week

Man Recycles Old Door Knobs into a Sparkling Replica of Van Gogh’s Starry Night – I love old door knobs and have some from the house my parents lived in after they were married and from the farmhouse of my … Continue reading

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Mom, Alzheimers and Imago Dei

I have been absent from this blog for over a month – and what a month it has been. I started back to school teaching at a classical homeschool tutorial. I love my job and teach two classes: rhetoric and … Continue reading

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