Wandering Seasons

Big Booth Words is now available in AUDIO! Click to listen along!           It’s loquat season where I live – out in the countryside, embraced by rolling hills and sweeping vistas. On my walk, I pick a few straight from their inviting perch and pop them in my...

Matters of Laugh & Death

Big Booth Words is now available in AUDIO! Click to listen along!           Death may be a rather outré topic to shore up this lapsed blog, but I promise not to dampen your spirits. Some would wax solemnly philosophical to bravely confront the frightening specter of...

Grandma’s Story

Dear English-B Interpreter Friends, (First, my letter to you to using words from Post #20) This year I’ve pledged to read the most famous work of fiction that takes place in each US state. The list includes a seductive potpourri of classics (To Kill a Mockingbird,...

Fueling the Feeble Mind

Dear English-B Interpreter Friends, (First, my letter to you to using words from Post #19) ….musings at just over 23 hours into a full day of fasting…. I don’t merely keep silent on the countless thoughts I entertain on a regular day; nine times out of...

A Very Merry Unbirthday

A Very Merry Unbirthday Dear English-B Interpreter Friends, (First, my letter to you to using words from Post #16) I’ve been musing on birthdays and anniversaries and celebrations. My own birthdays have always triggered an odd sense of detachment and nervousness...