For the Love of Language!

“I know your head aches; I know you’re tired; I know your nerves are as raw as meat in a butcher’s window. But think what you’re trying to accomplish. Think what you’re dealing with. The majesty and grandeur of the English language, it’s the greatest possession we have. The noblest thoughts that ever flowed throughContinue reading “For the Love of Language!”

Advent is Coming! Advent is Coming! (That’s Redundant Redundancy!)

“Advent” comes from Latin, and it basically means arrival or coming. It is a time to pause and recognize the arriving HOPE in the form of Jesus Christ, God incarnate! I love pausing in the mayhem of Christmas preparations to recognize and appreciate that Jesus coming was heralded throughout the ages; foretold throughout history as the coming hopeContinue reading “Advent is Coming! Advent is Coming! (That’s Redundant Redundancy!)”

Facebook Status SHUT-Up[!]dates.

Warning: This could possibly be deemed “a rant”. I know Mark Twain wasn’t talking about facebook per se, but he probably would vehemently apply this philosophy to social networking sites as much as other forms of communication . . . I find it highly frustrating when people air their complaints to the Facebook world viaContinue reading “Facebook Status SHUT-Up[!]dates.”

Secret Identity of a House Cat?

An alumna has proposed that my cat, Winky, the most adorable little awkward-kitty in the WORLD . . . . . . has a secret identity! This lovely gal even did me the honor of taking (making) a picture as proof! Are you ready for this?  I can sort of see it, actually.

Le Vocabulaire Extraordinaire!

A few weeks ago, I shared a stellar student vocabulary doodle, if you’ll recall. . . Well, time has passed and my lovely student has continued to make me chuckle daily with her creative interpretation of le vocabulaire ! Check out her humorous illustrations of: “un/une colocataire“ (aka: a roommate)! “un sbire“ (aka: a henchman) “un sans domicile fixeContinue reading “Le Vocabulaire Extraordinaire!”