Tag Archives: life

Living Life in a Language I Hardly Speak

I have been living in Germany for a month and a half now and a lot has transpired in the meantime.  The things that were disorienting when I first arrived are now mundane.  The things which catch me off my … Continue reading

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Some quick updates before I post something of actual merit

There are an awful lot of highly unhelpful things I could say at this point.  Things somewhere along the lines of “well who’d have thought it would take me so long to post this.”  Or “well look at that, it’s … Continue reading

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Losing Sight of Lent

Today is Good Friday, (or Karfreitag, here in Germany) the day on which we remember that the maker and Lord of the Universe and all that is humbled himself to die a death described by scholars and scientists alike as … Continue reading

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What I Did In Lennoxville

I am sitting at a crowded airport gateway in Montreal, in the same uncomfortable seat I have been in for the last five hours.  It is quarter to eleven in the morning and with the aid of a couple of … Continue reading

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Beginning is hard, continuing is easy

Well, the months have passed and again I must conclude that blogging, though something I enjoy, is not one of my strong suits.  Neither is being organized.  I leave for eight months worth of traveling in just two short days.  … Continue reading

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On Email Sign Offs

Ever since I began using email for more academic and professional reasons, I’ve struggled with knowing how to sign off.  Do I use a simple “thank you,” or do I offer “kind regards”?  What about warm ones?  Can I send … Continue reading

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