There is a difference between speaking a second language and learning it. Knowing a few words can help you get around in a foreign country or can help bridge a gap with fellow tourists or coworkers but understanding the language and its roots, its nuances and lexicon, requires careful study. To fully claim mastery, one […]
Hate or Misguided Conviction?
About a decade ago a new coloquilism emerged: “Haters gonna hate”. These haters are pretty much the people who will bash someone else’s ideas and actions out of envy, spite and to ridicule. If you don’t have haters these days you have not arrived. For some folks it is a jovial way to address differences of […]
Never in my wildest dreams did I surmise that my friends having children would impact my life so greatly. After all, they are the ones who experienced the many sleepless nights and countless bottle and diaper changes, not us. However, the arrival of the kid changed the entire dynamic of the relationship we had with […]