Category Archives: Education

My favorite podcasts

When I was in the States I promised my sister-in-law, who has relocated to Slovakia, that I would put together a list of the podcasts that Scotty and I listen to. These podcasts serve a two-fold purpose. They keep us … Continue reading

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Je suis une étudiante.

Hello from Paris. We are settling in. Upon arrival on Thursday, we caught a taxi to our new flat on Île St. Louis. Normally we would have taken the RER into town but decided that lugging our bags would be … Continue reading

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Literary Notes #16

Tonight I am hosting book club and we’re discussing The Shipping News by Annie Proulx. I have a fondness for this dear story – one of personal growth, new beginnings, stark Newfoundland winters and am very much looking forward to … Continue reading

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Literary Notes #15

One of the many things I love about going home is the fact that everyone in my family is a reader and this means I’ll probably be given some really great books and be inspired by other suggested titles.  This … Continue reading

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“How Hillsdale Beats Harvard”

Great article on my alma mater from the Wall Street Journal.  Click here to read.

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