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Attitude of Gratitude--Day 29--Meetup

About a month and a half ago, my colleague from Switzerland, Kerstin, was here on Long Island for a business trip. We spent a good amount of time together, both working and hanging out. 777 more words


Summer in the Death Zone - Maxim Jakubowski

“Summer in the Death Zone” (novelette) by Maxim Jakubowski

English Publication History: Travelling Towards Epsilon (New English Library, 1977)

Original: French (Un Été dans la Zone… 596 more words

Rosetta Stone Advanced French: month 1

If you’re new to the blog, you’ll have to go back and quickly read this post to get up to date. As a quick refreshener for the rest of my readers: earlier this year I was invited by the folks at Rosetta Stone UK to try out their online courses for reviewing. 1,126 more words

The Polyglot Times

Little Taste of Québec - Laurier Lounge (YYC)

So this last weekend I decided to go to Calgary to meet up with some old friends from High school. Unfortunately I missed the grand opening of The Burger’s Priest and Crashed Ice, but it’s so hard to coordinate weekends where everyone is free. 781 more words


Boeuf Bourguignon

Boeuf Bourguignon.  Or as I say, “Buff B-b-buh… What is it, Dan?”  And then he pronounces it correctly for me.  French is a language that I hear, but there’s absolutely no connection between my brain and my mouth.   1,505 more words


French Easter cards

We made Easter cards with Mrs Cole. 

It's time to learn French!

As I listen to “Je t’aime moi non plus” I realized that even though I don’t understand the lyrics, only the “Je t’aime” part of it, the tone explains a lot about the situation. 320 more words