Registration is now open for Paradise Lost for Beginners (Fall 2022) and Wisdom Literature for Beginners (Spring 2023). Both classes are open to high school students and above. A good number of adults sign up for Gibbs Classical classes. You can read more about both classes at Gibbs Classical.
The family in Bar Harbor, about three minutes from a downpour.
Tom: Hey, wanted to ask you a question about your sign. Harry: We’re very passionate about social justice. Tom: Sure. I just wanted to know what “WATER IS LIFE” means? Harry: Huh? Tom: Your sign says you believe “WATER IS LIFE.” I don’t get it. Harry: Oh, right. Well… I have to admit, I’m notContinue reading ““Water Is Life””
“A little girl with a good imagination can make one cheap, stuffed doll do all the things that a dull-witted girl needs an army of expensive, mechanical dolls to accomplish. A mechanical doll will say, “Play with me,” and suck its thumb. A cheap, stuffed doll will deliver Pericles’ funeral oration while cooking pretend chickenContinue reading “Buy Your Children Basic Toys”
The Marriage Plot is more or less a miracle of good humor.
If there’s no food and drink at your faculty development events, you’re not developing anything other than everyone’s desire to go home. Learn more this summer at the Gibbs Classical Online Summer Conference.
In a classical classroom, the curriculum is not grist for the mill. Our minds are the grist. The curriculum is the mill. That is, if the curriculum is any good.
I am only about half way finished with it, but with every chapter I finish, I can sense that Beware of Pity is creeping higher and higher on my list of favorite novels. It is presently up in the realm of Stoner and Strangers on a Train and might finish beside The Road and TillContinue reading “Beware Of Pity”
I have begun work on my next writing project, which will be an 8000 word pamphlet which begins: Greetings. If you are reading this, it means your parents are considering whether or not they ought to enroll you in a classical Christian school. There are a number of directions things could go from here. AsContinue reading “Filling A Void”
This book is a revelation. Memoirs of an upper middle class Austrian man who lived 1914 until 1998. My enjoyment of the book is likely buoyed by the fact I bought it while on holiday and simply because I liked the title and the cover. Nonetheless, every page offers something poignant.