The Mother of All Words – Dissecting “La Madre”

The Mother of All Words – Dissecting “La Madre”

Happy Mother’s Day! In honor of the day, honoring that most important of persons – Mom, the local newspaper here in Guanajuato published an article listing the uses of the word “madre” (mother) in Mexico. I learned a lot, and it seems to illustrate just why learning a foreign language is so difficult! Here’s a sample: […]

Toilets of the World – My Adventures “Going” Overseas

Toilets of the World – My Adventures “Going” Overseas

Happy World Toilet Day! No, I’m not making that up. There really is a World Toilet Day and it’s purpose is to bring attention to the 2.5 billion people in the world who lack appropriate sanitary facilities (ie. toilets).   That’s actually a pretty serious issue.  But this is not a serious post.  I just decided […]