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Coffee and Conversation #163 – and “100 years”…

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Greetings and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #163!   You may know by now that I’m a big fan of TED Talks… They’re entertaining, they’re inspiring, they’re educational. I may not agree with the speakers from time to time, and most always I’m coming from a different worldview. But they are intelligent discourses, sincere and […]

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Celebrating Science – TED Talks to Encourage STEM Studies

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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As I’ve been discovering over the past few months, there is a growing emphasis on STEM subjects these days – quite different from the environment when we first started homeschooling years ago… “Why is that?” I have to ask. Why are STEM subjects “all the rage?” This post was proofread by Grammarly. For the answer […]

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10 TED Talks Your Teen Needs to Watch Before Graduation

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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So, say you’ve been rolling along with this homeschool thing for years…  You’ve managed to teach the kids to read, had a blast doing hands-on projects and engaging unit studies, and managed to max-out the educational value of even your most-fun vacations. Arriving at the middle school  portal, you’ve tweaked your approach and curriculum to their […]

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TED Talks For Aspiring Student Leaders

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Leadership… …during this election year, it’s becoming more and more apparent that we have a great lack of leadership in our country. Sure, we have plenty of people holding leadership positions. But as I listen to speeches and soundbites on the radio, TV or internet, I often find myself wondering…what happened? It’s amazing to me how some […]

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