alwayswithme, a Weblog

where I keep my thoughts together

Are You a Homeschooler September 7, 2009

Filed under: Media — alwayswithme @ 9:48 pm

or are you interested in homeschooling?  If so, you should check out The Old Schoolhouse magazine.  I am considering homeschooling for my son and found the fall issue on sale at Barnes and Noble.  Was I ever impressed.  They are offering a great promotion for new subscriptions. 

 The issues are big nearly 200 pages and is full of content.  Until (Sept. 20), you can get one-year print subscription! or renew for only $7.95, a savings of over 68%. The subscription starts with the fall issue. The magazine is published quarterly. Act quickly– this deal is good for the first 2,000 subscriptions only.


What a Way to Walk Down the Aisle July 24, 2009

Filed under: Media — alwayswithme @ 12:41 pm

Received this is an e-mail, I don’t know the people involved nor did the person whom I got this from but I want to view this whenever I need a happy heart.  Might be a bit irreverant for some but I say, loosen up a bit.


A Brillant Article About What Really Matters April 16, 2009

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A Link to a Link to a Link April 3, 2009

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I enjoy reading several Catholic Mom blogs.  Jen at Conversion Diary has a weekly Friday event called 7 Quick Takes.  Today I wanted to link to some posts that made me think, made me want to do something, made me cry, made me outraged or inspired me.

The first quick take I read this post today.  I am currently processing what I want to say about it but I encourage you to go read it yourself.  You do not have to be Catholic to appreciate the information that is in it.  Right is right and wrong is wrong.  We all know it when we see it.  I’m going to go scream now.  To contact this congressman, click here.

The second post I’d like you to see is here.

The third quick take deals with Notre Dame issue.

The fourth quick take is from A Happy Catholic and the entry is on the show House.   I too enjoyed that episode and the internal dialouge.  I thought it was well done

I liked this fifth post because it had to do with a conversion and since I too am a convert I agree with her take on it.

This blogger’s entire lenten series has been a blessing to me each day.

And lastly, a missing priest.


My Top Ten Favorite Current Television Shows March 31, 2009

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I found a blog  called ohamanda.  She  hosts a Top Ten list on Tuesdays and thought I’d participate.

In no particular order my favorite current television shows:

1.  Life on Mars (finale this week)

2.  LOST

3.  NCIS

4.  Life

5.  The Closer

6.  House

7.  CSI and CSI – NY

8.  Burn Notice

9.  Bones

10.  Castle

To see other folks favorite things head over here.


So Proud of Our Son March 29, 2009

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Last night my 10 year old son was so excited about the Kids Choice Awards or whatever they are called being on.  The Jonas Brothers were going to be on, Dwayne whats his name was hosting (from Escape From Witch Mountain), and the Pussycat Dolls!  I asked him who the Pussycat Dolls were and he didn’t know (but I do).  What are the Pussycat Dolls doing on a kids awards show?  I told him that they were inappropriate for his growing young man’s eyes and that when they came on I would have him change the channel and when they were done he could change it back.  No questions asked.  He did just as I asked without complaint.  I love that boy. He motivates me to be a better mom and that is what I learned this week.


While Wandering March 27, 2009

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around the internet, I happened upon this site, exactly the type site I’ve been wanting to find to find discussion about media bias.