Archive for July, 2006

All I wanted to do was download Powerslave

By From • Jul 14th, 2006 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

Earlier this evening, for reasons I can’t even begin to explain, the following thought popped into my head.
I’d really like to hear Powerslave right about now.
Powerslave, of course, being one of Iron Maiden’s finest albums. Unfortunately, my album van…

Trophies for dead people

By From • Jul 11th, 2006 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

One of the trophies for my little league team was damaged, so I asked Crown Awards to send a replacement. They did, but they sent a girl baseball trophy. So I called again and had a replacement for the replacement sent.
It arrived today. But instead of…

My glamorous life

By From • Jul 7th, 2006 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

2:45 AM : alarm rings, Michelle gets up
3:15 AM : I give up on sleeping in until 3:30 AM
4:00 AM : leave house
4:20 AM : arrive at farm
5:00 AM : leave farm, with horse in tow
7:00 AM : arrive at 4H District competition
7 AM – 12:30 PM : Show da…

Today’s shiny thing is testing

By From • Jul 5th, 2006 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

Does this post seem a little over the top to anybody else?
Yes, state mandated testing is bad, and no sane homeschooler wants to do it. However, is there a state anywhere in this country that requires homeschoolers to take the same tests they force on …