Monthly Archives: February 2012

Found in Translation: new book

“Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World”, by Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche. I’ve just pre-ordered this book from Amazon. Book description: Found in Translation reveals how translation affects virtually every aspect of life, by … Continue reading

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Enter the Cats

Ah, my babies. Our first cat, Skittles, was brought home curled up in my 12 year old stepson’s t-shirt; he asked if we could keep her and we couldn’t resist. She was my “only child”, a sweet beautiful kitty (when … Continue reading

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Keeping It Weird

Just back from a weekend trip to Portland, Oregon.  I hadn’t been there in years and was looking forward to exploring.  Cold temps (well, cold for us Cali Central Coasters) and rainy weather kept me from doing as much walking/exploring … Continue reading

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I suppose I need to get on my Twitter account more.  I’m not really familiar with it and I feel old when I try to use it!  There’s lots of slang, lots of shorthand, lots of references to things I’ve … Continue reading

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