Here is a link to a first ever book arts bash for homeschoolers, unschoolers, upschoolers (what are they?), and outschoolers. There are 20 categories, and the deadline is October 1. It sounds interesting.
Anyone else wondering about the idea many folks seem to have that we Americans have a democratic duty to spend, spend, spend to prop up our economy? What about saving and investing? Here's an article I just received that summed up what a few sane thinkers (including some in major newspapers) are saying instead. (Like we need to save and invest, not spend so much.)
And lastly, 9 Actions for Your Health that cost less than a dollar.