editorial

Learning Things

When I was first learning Spanish I agonized over the rules for "por vs. para", "ser vs. estar" and a few others. I was afraid to speak because I might make "a [...]

Is “fyl” a Code Name?

I have been watching a lot of George Webb youtube "episodes". One thing that comes up is who on-line personalities really are. George, Trish and Jason have [...]

Social Media Choices

I clearly don't miss Facebook and the CIA but sometimes I am looking for a place to "chat about things". Here is one for posting but not chatting. I have [...]

Fifteen Years

On 10 January 2002 I left the U.S., saying I would never return. That's 15 years ago and I have been true to my word. Will I return to the U.S. soon, no. Ever? [...]

We’re Up

I have been thinking about the right tool for this site for all too long. There are lots of choices but, for the most part, the differences are not important. [...]