A Homeschool Report Card in the COVID-19 Era

 

Mathematics [C-] Jake has difficulty comprehending that I have a fraction of the patience that I used to. The other day, I yelled at my shoe for not slipping off on the first yank. Hopefully, the shoe learned its lesson so I won’t have to scold it again. Sadly, Jake also fails to understand subtraction, […]

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When You’re Looking for the Very Best

When You’re Looking for the Very Best

 

Written by Evan Waite Appeared in the April 22, 2019 issue. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/04/29/when-youre-looking-for-the-very-best

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My Happy Place

 

By Evan Waite Between work and family and the stresses of modern life, sometimes it feels like you can’t even breathe. But whenever the outside world seems like too much I just close my eyes and go to my happy place, where it never rains and the air smells like daisies. In my happy place, […]

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This Poem’s Gonna Be a Hit!

 

By Evan Waite and River Clegg This poem, baby, this poem. Where do I start? Thanks for coming in, by the way. Have a seat. You want a water? Brendan, bring two waters in here! Brendan’s new. Great kid. Dad’s a major player in the haiku game. Anyway, this poem—it’s gonna be huge. I’m talking […]

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