In which I reflect on Robert Frost.

I’m spending most of today on planes, heading to Seattle and then SoCal for book business. Which puts me in the mood for something random.   When I was young, my mother used to take us to [...]

Nothing is gained by over-definition.

When I was a home schooled student, thirty years ago, no one really argued about what it “meant” to be a home educator: You either were, or you weren’t. This is no longer the [...]

Is grovelling still necessary?

Ten years ago, I gave this lecture after Princeton University Press released  The Art of the Public Grovel: Sexual Sin and Public Confession in America.   For several years afterwards, I got [...]

Publication day!

Today’s publication day for Rethinking School: How to Take Charge of Your Child’s Education! So I’ll just be deworming sheep and then heading to the office. When your first book [...]