Tag: language

life

Words Matter

I’m a language nerd. I love words. And I really believe that choosing the best words to convey one’s meaning is very, very important. That sounds like a no-brainer, I know.       When I was still teaching, my …

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travel

Ici On Parle Français

Bonjour, mes amis. Hello from sunny Quebec. Hubby and I are spending a quiet week at a resort in the Laurentians. Not the glitzy, newer than new, kind of resort. L’Auberge du Lac Morency was originally built in the 1930s, and …

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life

Out and About on a Bike. Speaking Canadian.

Once summer starts here in eastern Ontario, Hubby and I try to get out and about on our bikes as much as we can. There are numerous cycling trails and routes to be explored, and lots of local villages to …

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life

Words… They’re Just Words… Aren’t They?

source I have to admit that I can be preoccupied, maybe even bordering on obsessive, about many things… my hair, of course, good tea, bad style… to name a few. And let’s not forget words …especially certain overused words or …

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