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Visual Latin Errata: Lesson 35

I received this question: Chapter 35 - Adjectives - Indefinite and Irregular Section 35A. Grammar The table at bottom of page. Singular Accusative and Ablative I suggest that accusative feminine and ablative feminine and neuter are wrong.   Here is my reply: You...

French in the Fall

I received this question: We were looking at my daughter starting the French class that is listed as "resuming" on September 7th. Which volume of the books listed will the course use? Also, how much previous knowledge of French will she need to have under her belt if...

Classes this Fall.

I am getting lots of questions about the schedule for the Fall. Here is what is going on this Fall.  Subject to change, naturally. I will not be teaching through Lingua Latina or First Year Latin by Robert Henle live in the fall.  I have taught those books for years,...

Not really surprised.

A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within. - Will Durant Years ago, I read an interview with Mel Gibson.  The author of the article was asking Mel Gibson about his movie Apocalypto.  Ultimately, Mel Gibson told the...

From Troy to Rome

Last week, two of my daughters and I attempted to bike the Erie Canal in New York.  Some of it, anyway. We started in Albany, on the north side, close to Troy, New York.  After biking for four days, we made it to Rome, New York. The heat stopped us.  New York state...

Biking the Erie Canal

A few of my girls and I are cycling the Erie Canal this week.  Or, at least, we are attempting to. Long distance bike trips have been a dream of mine for a long, long time.  But, I have never quite figured out how to pull it off. I wanted to bring my family along, but...

A little too ironic…

I received an email from a public school wanting to join my classes. The email included this note. This doesn't appear to be Christian, but their (sic) are biblical resources here....as a public charter we can't pay for non-secular classes....just checking...let me...

On the road

My wife and I, and two of my girls are on the road for a bit. After his car accident some time ago, my son has moved around quite a bit.  These days, he lives in Maine.  We were going to drive up to Maine to see him, but Covid changed things, and we decided to meet up...

Nasty trails

It's pretty easy to see that we have a bit of a racism problem in the United States. Racism is forbidden by Christ.  In his epistle to the Galatians, St. Paul says: "There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are...