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I told Matthew it’s time to take the kids apple picking. “We’re going to a place in Illinois.

Penelope Trunk - How to find satisfying work

Penelope Trunk - How to find satisfying work

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This is our spring family portrait. The calf wandered into the photo.

At age ten the Farmer was doing chores before and after school and most of the weekend. This was normal for his family. It’s what his parents did and what their parents did.

At age ten the Farmer was doing chores before and after school and most of the weekend. This was normal for his family.

Matthew and I went to couples therapy this week. I have a long history of going to couples therapy.

Matthew and I went to couples therapy this week. I have a long history of going to couples therapy.

Will my kids miss out on opportunities if we homeschool? | Penelope Trunk Education

One of the parts of homeschooling that feels most risky is that the kids will miss out on opportunities school kids will have.This question reminds me of the question, How will kids learn social skills if we homeschool?

The real value of diversity

I'm so glad I don't eat these any more.

http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2011/04/07/how-to-be-yourself-in-an-interview/

Interview adage: If you can't get hired being your true self, you don't want to work there.Life adage: If you're not comfortable showing your true self then you probably have a disconnect between who you are and who you want…

Feeling lost is part of being great. If you are forging your own path then you are often lost. Because you have not seen this route before. I wrote my book because I did not have a road map and I am wanted other people to have a road map to do a career like I did.

Feeling lost is part of being great. If you are forging your own path then you are often lost. Because you have not seen this route before. I wrote my book because I did not have a road map and…

I have more experienced worries now that I'm a more experienced homeschooler | Penelope Trunk Education

I am struck by the huge amount of research that shows that the school kids attend has no effect on whether a kid gets out of poverty.We are basically living in a caste system in the US, deluding ourselves that education enables…

5 Reasons to stop trying to be happy

I had to replace my house manager from Madison, and people told me that I should put an ad on the grocery-store bulletin board. That's how people get jobs where I…

Before you aim for someone’s job, look at the price they paid to get there | Penelope Trunk Blog

Whenever I write about grad school, someone writes in the comments about how I'm just bitter that I didn't get a degree.But what I'm really bitter about is that no one wanted to have sex with me. Some famous poet…

We had a funeral for our goat. The goat was our favorite goat.

We had a funeral for our goat. The goat was our favorite goat. For those of you who don't know, in the goat cheese industry, which is very prominent in our area, the goat farmers kill the baby boy goats…

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