Algebra 1A

Grade Accomplished: 97% A Ahhh... Algebra, the bane of my existence last year. When you are homeschooling, you learn right away that certain curriculums work better than others and that everyone learns differently. Perhaps there is no better example of this than with my year of Algebra. Christa McAuliffe School of Arts and Sciences offers... Continue Reading →

My Goslingeal blog entry

For English class last year, I had to make up 10 new words with suffixes, prefixes, and roots derived from a list of Latin and Greek roots. Honestly, I'm not sure exactly what they were trying to teach us in this assignment. But I gave it a shot, and I made up some pretty funny... Continue Reading →

Christmas wrapping tip!

Quick post today: Who says that wrapping presents isn't fun? My dog would disagree with you. Because I just discovered a useful tip for you to remember when you next run out of wrapping paper. Save the empty roll! Dogs love to play with them. My puppy is throughly addicted to it! My bundle of... Continue Reading →

The Genius of Rudolph: A Twelve-Year-Old’s Perspective

There’s a bloodbath this Christmas. At the center of the flock of vultures, the Christmas movie Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is being torn to shreds for being “sexist,” “homophobic,” “racist,” “offensive,” and all-around politically incorrect. I’m twelve. I’m likely closer to the Santa mythos than anyone reading this article. And I think it’s about time someone my... Continue Reading →

Right is a four-letter word

When I was two years old, I had a pretty good idea of the difference between right and wrong. Actually, looking back, I probably had a better idea of it then than I do now; as we get older, I’m discovering we are expected to blur the lines between right and wrong to suit ourselves... Continue Reading →

Eleventh day of Puppy!

To mark my Eleventh day of puppy as I count down to my puppy's birthday, here is my haiku: Lap-size: A Haiku by Shannon Germaine Long for the old days She fit right on my lap... now Fifty pounds of love

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