That Ploddin’ Tortoise and Pretentious Hare

by Katelyn Hall Our daughter Katelyn (rising Senior!) took an online course with Institute for Excellence in Writing this past school year. One of her projects was to imitate the style of classic authors. So here we have "The Tortoise and the Hare," first in the style of Mark Twain, and then in the style … Continue reading That Ploddin’ Tortoise and Pretentious Hare

“Knowledge, Rule, Order”: Perverted Purposes of Saruman the Oligarch

During the cold months of the winter I am reading through the Lord of the Rings to my boys in the evenings. (And to my little girls as well when something interesting catches their ear and they wander in for a bit.) Something caught my attention in our last reading that I found relevant to … Continue reading “Knowledge, Rule, Order”: Perverted Purposes of Saruman the Oligarch

A Helpful Tool for Making Men out of Boys

We can either be all worked up about the kind of world our children are growing up in, or we can work on the kind of children we are growing up in this world. The first choice will do the world no good, and the latter choice will do the world a world of good. … Continue reading A Helpful Tool for Making Men out of Boys

Things That Go Together Like Science and Christianity

We have seen a pattern with this administration, which is, they don’t believe in science. A few times during the 2020 vice presidential debate, democratic nominee for VP Kamala Harris made statements such as this concerning the present administration having no faith in science. The context of her comments were, I believe, in reference to … Continue reading Things That Go Together Like Science and Christianity

This is Not Confusing (or, Which Party I Could Not Vote For)

I am personally excited. At the same time I am concerned. I am excited about the possibility of seeing the atrocious law of Roe v. Wade overturned in our land. This legalized killing of children has been a fist shaken in the face of God for far too long. We are closer than we have … Continue reading This is Not Confusing (or, Which Party I Could Not Vote For)