Although I only studied it up to O-level, possibly my favourite subject at school was Latin. I continue to surprise myself by the amount of Latin I’ve retained over the years, but I do try to use it whenever I can. 461 more words
Reading stories in translation opens up the world to places you could never go to. For some people however, the place they can never go to is back home. 223 more words
It’s been a busy July! I’ve been preparing for back to school while spending every minute I can with my family. Most of my personal reading time happens between 9:00 p.m. 363 more words
Baseball loves comebacks.
Here’s one: a Major League comeback.
Back in 1992, my wife Diana Star Helmer wrote Belles of the Ballpark. This was a pioneering history of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, the World War II-era league that many people know from the movie… 161 more words