Kia Ora, everyone,Fiona here, long-time atheist and mother to a 13 year old boy. Separated, divorce to be granted mid-year and planning a move soon to the US to be with my partner who lives in…Continue
"Thanks for that, Pat.
I look forward to experiencing the wonderful scenery of Kentucky, and my partner has said the caves are marvellous, and we should do some exploration. However, we are more keen on CO or WA so will end up, fingers crossed,…"
"Kain-tuck-ee? Good luck! As Jerry said, some parts are less primitive than others. Eastern Kentucky is beautiful, with the Appalachian Mountains. Well, the scenery, at least. I live about 40 miles from the city of Paducah, in Western Kentucky.…"
"Thank you, Jerry. He will be homeschooled initially, which he has been before, and prefers, utilising the resources from a local high school (eg, science labs, music and drama rooms, etc.). The plan is to not stay in KY for longer than a…"
"I wish you luck in Kentucky. Some parts of the state are ... less primitive than others. There is at least one Humanist group in one of the cities, and probably more. I hope your son takes well to the change. He may have a…"
"Glad to have you on our side! We could use an infusion of non-stupid over here in the States!
Not sure how friendly Kentucky is to that sort of thing. Tennessee for one is known for being hyper-religious, and they are right next to each…"
"My son currently attends a Catholic high school as he couldn't get into the public high school we wanted for him and the other two are too violent for him. So far, it's working out okay, but I hate the fact he is not allowed to get…"
"Kentucky is a very pretty part of the country. I liked the Cincinnati area a lot because of all of the fun things to do there. Count your self a lucky person in getting to raise your kid with a like minded partner. I have seen…"
Thanks for the reply, and interesting question. Mostly I get "how COULD you move away from God" hahaha.
I was taught to question most things I am taught, particularly if I am told to "take it on faith". I…"
Kia Ora, everyone,Fiona here, long-time atheist and mother to a 13 year old boy. Separated, divorce to be granted mid-year and planning a move soon to the US to be with my partner who lives in Kentucky.I was raised Catholic and am raising my son as an atheist. I love the comments I get from people who are incredulous I am raising my child to not believe in the existence of a deity, but hey, to me that is the "default setting" for all people when they're born, so I am simply raising him as he…See More
"I am a Kiwi - Wellington, NZ - but have lived in Melbourne, Australia for a wee while. I will be moving to Catlettsburg, Kentucky, at some point in the near future, to be with my boyfriend. After a year or so we will be moving to WA or…"
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