Book reviews · Dorothy Sayers · Madame Bovary · Uncategorized · Wuthering Heigths

Don Quixote, Catherine, Lord Peter,& Madame Bovary

I found a blog in Spanish that reviews only books, Solo de libros. From their book reviews, I have found we share our love for Galdós, I read their recommendation, The Zelmenyanders, and I bought two books reviewed by them, one by Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio, Jarama, and one called Los Pazos de Ulloa by Emilia Pardo Bazán. I also decided…… Continue reading Don Quixote, Catherine, Lord Peter,& Madame Bovary

Audio Reviews · Book reviews · Silvia's Voice

The Zelmenyanders, AUDIO review

I am attempting audio reviews for the first time, by recording them at VOXER, and then embedding them here for you. I apologize for my lack of expertise, my accent, and any mistakes. I assure you I will get better at this. I am also adding some information mentioned in the review. The book at…… Continue reading The Zelmenyanders, AUDIO review

charlotte mason · Guest Post · planning · planning realistically

Guest Post by Karla Areas: Our Perfect Imperfect School Year

It may sound oxymoron to say that this school year has been perfectly imperfect but honestly is has been just that. At the end of last year I was feeling miserable and ready to give up. I didn’t just want a good education for my kids; I wanted a good Charlotte Mason education. The problem…… Continue reading Guest Post by Karla Areas: Our Perfect Imperfect School Year

CM Education · My thoughts · Pascal

The mathematical and the intuitive mind

I am reading  Pascal’s Thoughts and Minor Works, and asking myself why I did not read this before. His first thought in the book is about the difference between intuitive thinking and mathematical thinking. Intuitive thinking is also that which I believe it’s called Poetic Knowledge. I very much believe that many of us may…… Continue reading The mathematical and the intuitive mind

Gray Hair · transitioning to gray hair

My Gray-t Journey, part “I lost count”

It has been four months since I stopped coloring my hair. Wow, four months already? And wow, ONLY four months? This may seem ridiculous, all this talk about hair. But it is not just that. It is a reflection on life through hair. (Why!, are you laughing, reader? It’s OK, me too.) Most days I…… Continue reading My Gray-t Journey, part “I lost count”