School Days

“Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.” Gandhi

Nature-Deficit Disorder

THE IMPORTANCE OF KIDS IN NATURE NATURE AND ART IN THE 19th CENTURY NATURE-DEFICIT DISORDER

Be Like Audubon And Fly

John James Audubon’s father wanted his son to be a navy guy, but luckily for us he flunked the officers’ qualification test and  happily went back to studying birds, traipsing around America and drawing what he saw. Back then some birds were so unused to humans that they had no fear and sometimes would alight…

Random Talented Homeschool Kid Livin’ the Dream

Well, it may not be her dream, but I’ll always post a good rendition of Shenandoah and this one sort of fits what I’m thinking about at the moment.The song is about a Euro-American man who falls in love with an Indian chief’s daughter (white/Indian relations). It’s hard not to envy home-schooled kids for escaping…