Why don't today's political opponents compromise or even communicate? They operate from different views of reality. People who can't agree on Pilate's question, "What is truth?" can't get along.
Just for fun, laugh at knitting gone bad--either accidentally or intentionally.
Knitting pattern links for garments seen in movies and on television are fun for knitters. Movies and knitting were made for each other! Enjoy creating a fan knitting piece from a favorite show.
Shawls are knitting projects that are portable and offer opportunities for creative design. Knit a prayer shawl or oversized scarf using these suggested patterns.
Scarf knitting is a hobby that offers endless design opportunities. Here are scarves inspired by the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins.
The Divergent Trilogy by Veronica Roth describes a society divided into five "factions" based on character qualities. Each faction wears distinct colors and styles, inspiring this scarf collection .
Find patterns and yarn for knitted scarves inspired by the Harry Potter movies. Images of scarves are included as well as recommended yarn colors for each House at Hogwarts School.
Instructions for a model ziggurat or pyramid made of craft foam sheets. Great simple project for history, geography or Bible class.
Textbooks cannot compare with real books, e.g. complete novels, biographies, poetry and essay collections, plays, and field guides. Real books offer real educatonal value, not fast/junk food.
Four nonfiction titles and two novels are suggested by a church librarian. Books about technology, honesty, relationships, and political intrigue are included.
What are the signs of giftedness in children? What are the defining characteristics of giftedness? Late-talking children and twice exceptional children are also discussed.
The actual text of a high school graduation speech given by a class valedictorian in 1981 at Franklin Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)is a therapy that can work without drugs to effect relief from certain stress and anxiety disorders. An account of the author's successful experience as a patient.
This article lists money-saving strategies for finding new and used books at low prices. Paperback Swap, Ed McKay's, and Goodwill are my best book buddies.
A ban on cell phone use while driving is discussed and alternatives proposed. Texting while driving is a serious problem, but what will be effective in making people want to behave responsibly?
Socks can be crocheted as well as knitted. These free patterns for crocheted socks are designed to be as comfortable as hand knit socks. Top-down and toe-up sock patterns are included.Unusual patterns include pedicure socks and 1916 baby socks.
The wedding dress worn by Kate Middleton has inspired dressmakers to sew similar styles. Learn what you will need to make a dress similar to Kate's.
Bamboo is featured in many new yarns for knitting and crocheting. It is soft, silky, and comes from a renewable resource. Lace scarves are one suggested project for bamboo yarn.
Knit colour patterns with confidence by following these simple steps to learning fair isle knitting. A fair isle sweater knit from a vintage Girl Scout pattern is used as an example of the technique.
Gifted children are a neglected population in many schools. Who is gifted and how are their needs different from other students? Learn about the reading habits of highly gifted children and the challenges they present to educators.