Friday, May 27, 2011

12 Reflections on an Educated Person

I found this on my friends blog and really liked it. Enjoy...

12 Reflections on an Educated Person

An educated person writes his own script throughout life; he is not a character in a government of corporation play, nor does he mouth the words of an intellectuals; Utopian fantasy. Education and intelligence are not the same thing. The educated person is self-determined to a large degree.

Time doesn't hang heavily on an educated person's hands. He can be alone. He is seldom at a loss for what to do with time.

An educated person possesses a blueprint of personal value, a unique philpsophy which tends toward the absolute. It is not plastically relative altering to suit presentcompany or circumstances. Because of this absolute aspect, an educated personknows at all times who he is, what he will tolerate, where to find peace. But at the same time, an educated person is aware of and respects community value and even values strange to his experience.

As Jefferson said, an educated person knows hisrights and knows how to defend those rights.

As Jefferson said, an educated person knows the ways of the human heart so well he's tough to cheat or fool.

build one), build a house, and grow food, etc.

As Jefferson said, an educated person possesses useful knowledge. He can ride, hunt, sail a boat, (and

An educated person understands the dynamics of reationships, partially by being well-read in great Literature; as a consequence, he can form healthy relationships, where ever he is.

An educated person understands and accepts his own mortality; he understands that withoug death and aging, nothing would have any meaning. An educated person learns from all his ages, even from the last hour of his life.

An educated person can discover truth for himself; he has intense awareness of the profuound significance of being (as distinguished from doing), and the utter importance of being here and now.

An Educated person can gigure out how to be useful.

An educated person has the capacityto create: new things, new experiences.

Education is built upon ten cores: the metaphysical reality, the historical reality, the personal reality, the physical world within reach, the physical world outside personal awareness, the possibilities of association, an understandingof vocation home-making, the challenges of adulthood met , the challenges of lost, aging and death met.

- John Taylor (Underground History of American Education)

Are you sure the pigs are out??

This was on a sunday after Church(hence the reason for the white shirts) and the pigs were out, I had hurried and changed into jeans so I had to put them in. And my mom took this picture. I love all the looks on their faces! Are you sure the pigs are out???

I made a monkey fist this was my third try, also it's the only one so far that has actually looked like a monkey fist!!!

German Pancakes

German Pancakes:

melt 1 cube butter in large pan

2 C flour
2 C milk
2 tsp. salt
16 eggs

beat well(like in the blender or kitchen aid)
Pour into buttered pan and bake @ 400 for 12-15 minutes

Rope Halter

A few days ago I decided I wanted to make a rope halter, so I got one of mine that was already made and I copied it. This is what you get...

The last little part I had to tweak because I didn't have enough rope. But it still works.

Yep, not the same horse...

Remember this horse we brought home a year ago:

Well, this is her now,
In fact, she is so fat she is about to founder!!!!! See, look at this cresty neck shes got:

I don't think it is the same horse!!

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Awesome picture!!!!

I love, love, love this picture!!!!
And this one...


These are just a couple of pictures my mom took in December that I edited, enjoy!