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As a child, I loved visiting my cousins in the Virginia countryside, especially in the winter months. Our visits included long rambles in the fields and woods surrounding their farmhouse. We waded through tall grasses up to our waists, clearing new paths like Lewis...
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Celebrating the Old and New Together

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On an autumn day in downtown Boston… I walk into the final, special exhibit in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. It’s called Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books. Dim lamps and dark green walls surround glass cases with carefully lighted displays, showing a...
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Does Your Home School Need a Fresh Start for the New Year?

by Jennifer
Thursday, 15 January, 2015
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: January 7, 2013 “Tomorrow is always fresh with no mistakes in it.” This proverb is quoted by Miss Stacy in the movie version of Anne of...
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Another Turn around the Sun

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As the planet rides toward perihelion (the day of nearest approach to the sun, approximately January 3), I am thinking about cycles. Our lives have countless cycles. They come in different frequencies—some are singular arcs (such as from childhood to the second...
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Some Advice for a New School Year

The new school year brings many new things. Among these are new families and new students who have joined Classical Conversations communities around the world. For many of these new families, homeschooling moms and dads are experiencing a number of new emotions: fear,...
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