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Social Networking. It's going to ruin an entire generation, if it hasn't
already. And it's going to be backwards compatible, because my generation
and younger (< 45) are going down the tubes of virtual, vacuous socialization.
Let's do a lot of nothing and say something was accomplished. Or better
yet, let's just call each other BFFs and call it a day. [more...]
on Certifications and Labels
I'm sure by now, you've figured out that "Best Eggs on the Planet"
hints at just a bit of hyperbole. If you're thinking that I should be
proving that claim somehow to certify that my labeling is correct, then
I have four words for you: No Eggs For You!! [more...]
why do we call it "The Promised Farm?"
Looking back on the experience of finding the right property that God
promised us, there is just no way we could have named it anything but,
The Promised Farm. [More]
Coming soon: More pieces that are pretty much
true, but don't fit into the "Stories" category. They
might not even have anything to do with farming. Or they may just
answer simple questions, like: Why do you call your farm The
Without a doubt, I am sure some opinionated rants
are coming this way soon.
and why we don't like it
NAIS stands for the National Animal Identification System. It is
a national program to identify and track livestock animals, including
poultry, horses, cattle, goats and sheep for the purpose of disease
Here are the stories that you can be pretty sure
have been fictionalized just enough to protect my fragile nature.
That isto protect myself from revealing the fact that I'm
pretty much an absent-minded, city-raised, country-ignorant kind
There's just enough truth to reveal my obvious
flaws to those who are close readers. And for the others who just
want to find something to rib me about; this is the place for you
too. Plenty of fodder for... hey... isn't that a "farm word?"
Fodder? ... Anyway.... Hmmmm. What was I saying?
Oh... ever watch Finding
Nemo? Yeah... Dori and I are probably related.
You'll find stories like: Chickens
Are Stupid and Publicly Schooled
Chickens on the Stories Page.
So check it out and enjoy.
There are a few farming related books I recommend
on my "Because I Say So..."
page. If you're interested in books I recommend about homeschooling,
you can check out our IHEN
BookStore page on the IHEN.org web site. Buying through the
site Helps Hoosiers Homeschool. Thanks in advance.
Almighty: We liked this film so much, we bought it. [More]
Nemo: This is one of those films where we say: Just get it.
Hears a Who: We liked this film so much, we bought it. [More]
You can read more reviews with links to our favorite
film rating site, ScreenIt.com,
by going to the "Because I Say
Check out the Recommendations
Page for more books, movies, even cars I recommend.
New information as of Feb. 2009. Even with the TRILLIONS of dollars
going towards the socialization of our country, our government is determined
to make it worse by implementing the NAIS program. This is another nail
in the coffin being prepared for an economy that is being killed by the
virus of Socialism. Click the image above to learn more.
Homeschooling is not a
pedagogy, it's a lifestyle.
The education of our children is as much a part of a parent's responsibility
as food, clothing and shelter. Yet we force children to put in more "school
time" than family time. No wonder there is a disconnect between children
socialized in Public Schools, and children reared by their
more about homeschooling at IHEN.org and on the IndianaHomeschoolers
E-list Community. IHEN as been Helping Hoosiers Homeschool since the
turn of the century.