practice

This Wednesday, I need to pause the blog while I madly craft a query letter, hoping to be chosen and learning from the jump into the unknown. If you have a book of your own to pitch, check out Brenda Drake's Pitch Wars. It's quite the writing adventure she has put together. I'll let you… READ MORE >>

When I was in my 20's and had scads of time, I belonged to the YMCA in Tacoma where I practiced Aikido. I remember l how incredibly stupid and awkward I felt for the first 6 months in our small dojo. I am not sure why I kept at it, but I am glad that… READ MORE >>

This past week I decided that to become a better teacher, I needed to commit to a language again. This has been on the back of my mind for some time. I've had several excellent excuses for not working on my own language learning, including an infant who was not fond of sleeping or letting… READ MORE >>