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...

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...

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,...

How do the online Lingua Latina classes work?

I received this question: My daughter just finished Visual Latin, which was so awesome, btw. And we’re very interested in her studying with you using Lingua Latina next year.  Can you explain how your classes work? Does she teach herself from the book and then review...