Remembering John Taylor Gatto

I want to note the passing of John Taylor Gatto. Gatto was one of my heroes. We do not home educate because the schools are bad, but...

MACHS Conference 2017

The MACHS conference is the biggest event of the year for me. Not only is it fun, but I literally spend more than a year planning it....

What has happened in Alberta?

I wrote this piece for MACHS, and thought it might be of interest for the readers of the Mercer Report. One third of Alberta homeschool...

Inside the MACHS Conference

The homeschool conference looms large over the month of March in our family. We do year-round work organizing and planning, but when the...

2015 MACHS Grad Address

This address was delivered at the MACHS grad recognition on March 28th. I do not believe it is my best piece of writing, but it has...

The Holy Land Experience

I promised last month that I would tell about the Holy Land Experience in Orlando. We went there on a cool day (by Florida standards). It...