around the web
This might be the best movie review you ever read.
I am always up for a true story about an imaginary kingdom with a real consulate, and this one is just fascinating.
Disney Princesses suck at consent. (Suzanne sent me this because she knew I was having a hard week, and she knows what brings me joy.)
Also, Suzanne would like everyone to know that THERE IS GOING TO BE A SQUIRREL GIRL MOVIE.
in the magazine: Hooray! The summer issue is out!
on the blog: Resources for better literature classes
one year ago: One of my all-time favorite posts: How to NOT Teach Your Kids Shakespeare (But Do Something Else Really Important Instead)
two years ago: The easiest way to get organized for high school (This is still the system I use—I like it so much, I implemented it at my husband’s hybrid high school)
three years ago: Am I the only lonely homeschool mom?
I’ve been swamped this week, so it’s another not-so-stellar Library Chicken report: The Devil and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness, and Obsession (+1), Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter (+1), 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories (-1, returned unread but not because I don’t want to read it), How to Cook a Wolf (+0, on my bookshelf)
Another lazy homeschool week here, but we did just start a big family Harry Potter reread, starting with the fancy illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
Everything in my house needs cleaning or laundering, but I am still planning to spend as much of this weekend reading by the pool as is humanly possible. It’s not like the mess won’t still be there on Monday, right?
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