Visual Latin pronunciation

I received this question: Also, with the pronunciation, it seems a little random. In 2C you had iratus pronounced eye-ray-toos, rather than more like ee-rah-toos. Also Lie-toos for laetus, which at least makes sense from a classical pronunciation. My kids seem pretty...

I apologize.

As some of you know, I am in the middle of a rather extensive demolition project these days. Long story short… I bought a house for my family ten (or so) years ago.  The county refused to accept the old septic tank and refused to allow me to add a new one. ...

Struggling with Dyslexia?

A friend of mine is an expert in dyslexia.  He has dealt with it all of his life, has studied dyslexia professionally, and has even written a book on the subject. On Wednesdays, he is offering a free series of classes.  If you have dealt with dyslexia, or if you know...

Which class do I join?

I received this question: Hello, I would like help “placing” my daughter in your classes. 15 YO, CC Ch II. We have struggled through Henle 1 in Ch A-I. She loved the learning in Ch A but interest has dropped since. I was very involved in Ch A (I was a...

Why I do not celebrate Federal holidays.

Yesterday was Labor Day.  I don’t celebrate Labor Day.  Or the fourth of July.  Or President’s Day.   A student emailed me, “Just curious, why do you not celebrate government holidays?” Here is my reply.  (Sent on Labor Day): Oh.  Lot’s of...