[Anne] Storytellers

Preface from Tami: Anne sent this story to me and mentioned that if I were afraid it might cause friction, I could choose not to post it. I thought about it. The example criticized is the opinion of one person (and the possibly misinterpreted opinion of C.S. Lewis, I do not personally know enough to…

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Blog Theme Changes

Pardon the construction dust while I get the new blog theme up and running. =] I got tired of chasing bugs on the old theme, and I wanted something more flexible from a coding standpoint. Even while it’s virtually untouched, you can at least read the comments in this one. Thanks so much for your…

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Passwords and Internet Security

With the recent Heartbleed security fail, many sites are recommending that you change your username/password, just in case. Which is, admittedly, a giant pain. We all KNOW we shouldn’t use the same password everywhere, but creating a new, unique, strong password for every site you use can be a pretty impossible task. Strong Passwords Don’t…

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[Anne] Last Week

Tami Comment: This probably no longer applies to “last week” as Anne has graciously supplied multiple posts. Last week, I was working with some fifth graders getting them ready for the state mandated test that is well loved by anyone who has no children and is not at all involved in education. I was reviewing…

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[Anne] Spring Break

When I was young, beautiful and very smart, I was also well organized. Somewhere along the way, in a life that I thought was well- structured, ambitious and meaningful, I was pinpointed as a disruption in the universe and since that time, the universe has been throwing chaos my way to prove a point about…

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Harry Potter 6 Discussion

This was a MUCH more enjoyable read than 5. Interestingly enough, I didn’t remember much about the series from books 6 and 7 — probably because I’d only read them the one time. So in many ways, I was reading brand-new books for me. My two major problems with this book were that the “plot”…

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