Category Archives: Teachers

It’s All Over but the Shouting!

The last eight weeks spent at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, have been a test of fortitude. When I signed up for the Baltic Language Institute, where I would study intensive Lithuanian from June to August, I had no idea how grueling the course would be. I also didn’t realize how difficult the language was. Nor did I foresee that… (more…)

Four Weeks Down – Four To Go

As I enter the fifth week of studying Lithuanian, I can report that I’ve learned a great deal. First and foremost, I’ve now realized how difficult it must be for immigrants to master the English language and admire anyone willing to take it on. The task of learning another language, beyond your native tongue, is daunting. I have also learned… (more…)

Thank You

All of your messages have been very special, and I will treasure each one of them because they are the first ones to appear on this site. Thank you for taking the time to send good wishes and to stay in touch with me. It has been very gratifiying to see notes from  my friends in different parts of the United States and from… (more…)