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Maroon - The chestnuts or the slaves? 

Maroon is a homophone (a word with two different meanings), one being the reddish-brown colour, the other being to leave someone on an island. I love these little language quirks and whenever I come across them I can’t help but wonder if the two words have evolved separately or if they both come from the same root words and split off somewhere down the etymological tree. 132 more words


Getting Better

It is almost like I dread going to my Latin class every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. And it’s not that the topics are particularly boring, but it’s the fact that he picks people at random to scan and translate. 793 more words


The Hospitality of Abraham: Cyril and Maximus

So far in this short series, we have followed the development of the Church’s understanding of the story of the Hospitality of Abraham. In this post we will wrap up our discussion of the patristic dialog with Saints Cyril and Maximus. 796 more words


Latin Love.

Having lived in Miami for twenty plus years, I have had more than my fair share of Latin cuisine. With those years, and taste testing experience, I believe myself to be a pretty good judge of it too. 283 more words

Good Food

A Weekend in Atlanta

One of my dear friends called me and said, “I have a crazy idea. You can totally say no.” She then asked my husband and me to come visit for the weekend to help out with a Latin club event on a Friday. 911 more words


Pravum - the Central and Southern Reaches

Instead of writing, I thought about making a map of the main story plot would be a good idea. As a geographer, I love maps! They’re awesome and tell so much in such a finite space; and this map is no exception! 395 more words

Right Of Legions

Classical Beer Review: The Stoic 2015

Last Friday, Kyle and I popped a bottle of Deschutes’ The Stoic 2015. The Stoic is a Belgian-styled Quad¬†that consists of “four nuanced fermentations. Aged, sequestered in select wine casks. 369 more words

Beer Review