Linguistic Barriers

Studying Ukrainian and living here in a place where very few people speak English fluently has given me some pause for reflection about language and communication. Growing up in America, the linguistic landscape I was familiar with was rather featureless. That's not to say I never I encountered languages other than English: my father speaks … Continue reading Linguistic Barriers

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Happy New Year

I haven't written in a while so this post, rather than sharing something clever or exciting, is mostly just to reassure those who might be wondering that I am, indeed, still alive. The school year started here on September 14th. Those of you who are liturgically minded and attuned to the Julian Calendar and the … Continue reading Happy New Year