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Lesson #25: Stages, On Stage and Scottish Accents

When the geriatrician said my mother had entered the “late-stage” phase of Alzheimer’s last year, I was alarmed. Late stage already? I took it to mean that the end was near, and I began doing more research, feeling the need to understand better. 716 more words

First week at community placement

My first week in the community is over and now into my second week. It’s been amazing! I was so nervous but literally as soon as I stepped into the unit I was made to feel welcome, and everyone was so friendly and seemed excited to have a brand spanking new student! 298 more words

Seasons

  • an geamhradh (ahn GOW-righ) (the) winter
  • anns a’ gheamhradh (OWNS ah GOW-righ) in the winter
  • an samhradh (ahn SOW-righ) the summer
  • an t-samhradh (ahnt SOW-righ) in summer…
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Scottish Gaelic

What's all this squealin AKA More accents from yers truly!

Hullo! Couldn’t get enough o’ me an’ me accents, could ya? Today, I have for ya an excerpt from Animal Farm, a book by George Orwell. 158 more words

Stanley Borden Carrothers

Ancient and Honorable Carruthers Clan Society Int LLC

Carruthers Clan Int LLC

STANLEY BORDEN (DICK) CARROTHERS

DATE OF PASSING: JUN 28, 2008

STANLEY BORDEN (DICK) CARROTHERS With sadness we announce the passing of Stanley Borden (Dick) Carrothers, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend at Gladstone Hospital on Saturday, June 28, 2008. 238 more words

Carnegie's Maid--sacrificing for family

Carnegie’s Maid

by Marie Benedict

Carnegie’s Maid, a work of historical fiction, attempts to explain what could have caused Andrew Carnegie, a ruthless businessman, to become a philanthropist and founder of the Carnegie Libraries. 503 more words

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