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Saturday, April 19, 2008

Charlotte Mason Tea -- Bravo to homeschooling

Wow, the CM tea was great. Both of mine had learned their poems and did pretty well, although Junior mumbled.

One of the girls, (I guess she is 14) had written two poems that she read. When I say written, I don't mean something like "roses are red, / violets are blue. / I hate this, / and you do too." I mean a poem like you would expect to read published.

In one of the poems, 2 words caught my ear, "azure" and "lapis." I wonder how many college kids know what those words mean. Yet a young homeschool girl knows what they are, and can use them correctly. It was one of those small things that made me glad I homeschool.

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