Homeschooling, Self-Reliance and Connection: Why I Write about Home Education

This blog is devoted to exploring the ways we can create homes that are less dependent on the larger systems that surround us. I write about topics that encourage us to live independently, with an emphasis on self-reliance. I urge you all to cultivate stronger connections to nature, history, family, and community. I can think […]

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Lessons from The Twilight Zone

There’s creepy, and then there’s truly scary. The Twilight Zone, at its best, perfected the art of capturing that distinction. A 1963 episode called “Living Doll” shows us how it’s done. The creepy comes from the fantastical elements of the story, a menacing child’s toy that manages to speak, uttering consistently less-veiled threats as the […]

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