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What is an autodidact?

Recently a friend told me about a conversation she had with a great musician, a person she hoped to study with. The musician, my friend told me, advised her to spend time listening to artists she admires. 777 more words



I often get the suggestion that I should make my daughter do something she’s afraid of so that she’ll be prepared, to fix something about her, so that she can succeed in the future. 535 more words


a few memorable moments from midsummer

We watched a quail family wandering nearby

and deer visiting

spotted tiny pumpkins and melon flowers, growing apples

picked apricots to give to Grandma

went to the library and came home with an armful each… 239 more words


Cartoon of the Month - Popeye

Graffiti” by 422737 is licensed under CC by 2.0

I’m Popeye the Sailor Man,

I’m Popeye the Sailor Man.

I’m strong to the finich, 275 more words


What About Math?

“But how will they learn math? Don’t you worry about math?” Those are the most common questions people ask when they discover that we’re Unschoolers. 425 more words


Roads go ever ever on,

Over rock and under tree,

By caves where never sun has shone,

By streams that never find the sea;

Over snow by winter sown,

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What activity are you enjoying when you lose your sense of time and space?

What pursuit are you involved in when your sense of separateness from everything around you slips away and in its place comes an overwhelming sense of oneness and joy? 393 more words