Two days ago I came home from work to see a ducking stool, miniature sized of course, with a victim waiting for sentencing. I was informed by the nine year old student that the Puritans generally issued this punishment to "scolds", women who spoke in shrewish tones to their husbands.
I was a little concerned, but was assured History was COMING ALIVE through the pages of our chosen text.
Today I came home to this:
Seems witchcraft was on the menu today.
Anyone else noticing a trend toward punishment of women? Should I be afraid to sleep with my door unlocked tonight?