Doing Justice to the Characters of Others

I remembered this conversation between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice as I was re-reading Book 1 of Ourselves, the book we’re discussing in our monthly Charlotte Mason book club on Zoom: “Your examination of Mr. Darcy is over, I presume,” said Miss Bingley; “and pray what is the result?” “I am … Continue reading Doing Justice to the Characters of Others

Notebook Showcase #2

This week I'm featuring two families to show their 'keeping' practices in a Charlotte Mason education. The first photograph below is of a Nature Display that the Ellery family have in their home. Adele has a newborn and a toddler and teaches her two older girls using the Ambleside Online curriculum, which they have used … Continue reading Notebook Showcase #2

On the 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Early last week my daughter, Miss 17 and her friend Miss 15 decided they'd each write a poem about the same topic. And then Russia invaded the Ukraine and that became their theme. Miss 15's Poem The ambers blow an Autumn windThat whispers of Wintry changeThe inevitable repetition of usFour seasons ago the sameSomething stirs … Continue reading On the 2022 Russian Invasion of Ukraine