Category Archives: Language

Idő, Time, Temps…

Time. Such an important thing. Idő. It is a Hungarian word for time. I haven’t had the time, pun intended, to figure out what the other ones are. Wait, of course there is ‘óra’ meaning hour as in time. The … Continue reading

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Update on my language study of Hungarian

Here is an update on my Hungarian work to date. I have no idea where I am going with this but I do know several things: language learning as a senior is a plus as it works a part of … Continue reading

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Quiet Kiddy Day (in French)?

I fooled the little one. We had just put her brother down for a nap and she had been begging to watch some ‘Frozen.’ I had just given away my second copy of the DVD; I had strangely been unaware … Continue reading

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Day Six at the Three Houses in Stratford

The heat has been relentless in Stratford, but the good thing is that the humidity has been low. The lawns are parched and there is little, if any, thought that the weather will change in the near future. We planned … Continue reading

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Hot Friday with its monsoon rain, RIP sweet Grandma…

Friday morning found us doing, of all things, sleeping in. We had gone to bed late after a major day of heat, grandchildcare, topped off with a wake (for our daughter-in-law’s grandmother), a quick dinner at Los Mogotes de Michoacan, … Continue reading

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