Photography Lesson – Viewpoint

This week, I’m continuing my lessons for the homeschoolers on photography tips. The age range is from 8 to 16 years, and the topic is “Viewpoint and Perspective”. The idea is to keep the class short and sweet with obvious examples of photos that display the concepts being discussed. Following the lesson part, students present …

SD20 Negotiations

I haven’t paid a lot of attention to the School District 20 debate over the Planning for the Future document. I read through the recommendations when it first came out (I think in 2008 for Part 1), but aside from the tax requisition that is obviously part of the issue, we homeschool our kids, so …

DonorsChoose.org and Tim Ferriss

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog post about TIm Ferriss' book, "The 4-Hour Workweek" Apparently the post was quite influential in the blogosphere in promoting the book and as a result Tim recently sent me a gift card for $100 to be used at DonorsChoice.org, an organization dedicated to facilitating donations to …