Monthly Archives: October 2011

All the Single Ladies

I first subscribed to The Atlantic when I was 16. Since then, I’ve been a subscriber many more years than not. The fact that I became a reader was really due to a fluke initially. My friend Russ was selling … Continue reading

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You know you’re a linguigeek when…

This is on your bedside table for a little relaxing nighttime reading:   I should probably update. This issue is 2004. The Academy recently released some new spelling conventions and things, so I am falling behind. By the way, as … Continue reading

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Why I’m back

Though I left the regular work world about five years ago, in a way I’ve not really started feeling like I’m self-employed until recently. As an interpreter, I had total choice over which assignments I accepted, as well as where … Continue reading

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What goes up…

As anyone who lives in this country knows, we’re in the middle of football season. I’m not much of a football fan. That “Proud to be a Badger” bumper sticker I have on my car really refers to a different … Continue reading

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