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August 21st- Tea, Tee and Thé

Today, my first new thing was the Matcha green tea latte at my most local coffee shop, Kelly’s Coffee and Fudge. I sometimes stop here for a mocha or tea when I don’t want to go to Starbucks to work. 191 more words


the best of words, the worst of words: beauté and fourchette

Following hot on the heels of Tuesday’s best and worst words, chosen for their signification, here are a best word and worst word chosen solely for their sounds. 297 more words


Outlander: a Multilingual Performance example

I am a huge Outlander fan. Ever since a friend and fellow actor loaned me her copy of the first book of the series, so I had something to read offstage during the run of… 376 more words

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"The smallest human acts of kindness..."

I recently re-listened to a great episode of This American Life, a program called “Americans in Paris,” which begins with Ira Glass following David Sedaris on an extremely esoteric tour of Paris not so long after David had relocated there. 1,042 more words

Around Town

Pimsleur Hindi: My opinion and I didn't even get paid for it

So I will start by saying this review is focused solely on the Pimsleur course “Hindi Phase 1, Unite 1-30″ course which I did not buy from the Pimsleur website, but via another site so I cannot say how their customer service is or the buying process. 696 more words


Log: Back from Brazil

I’m back from Brazil after another week of Portuguese immersion, feeling pretty good about my ability to say just about anything with confidence. I did a good bit of Portuguese reading during downtime, so my vocabulary got a good boost. 125 more words

Language Learning


This term I decided to email assignment feedback to students, rather than give it individually in class time. It’s something I did with a bit of reluctance, as I like to be sure students understand my comments and advice. 503 more words