An attempted rounded view of American Thanksgiving

American Thanksgiving has a rich, but controversial history. It is a Day of Mourning for Native Americans. Read on to learn more about this ‘classic’ colonial American Holiday.

Using the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity to understand the United States

Inspiration and education can come from anywhere. Here, I felt inspired by a webinar to put my complex thoughts to print.

Erik Singer may just be a linguistic national treasure

The ins and outs of how to linguistically reproduce the sounds of native speakers is beyond me. This is why I do not and probably will not ever teach phonetics.

Close to home

“Right-wing extremists perpetrated two thirds of the attacks and plots in the United States in 2019 and over 90 percent between January 1 and May 8, 2020.”

[ ] the pain away…

I’ve been thinking about how Puritanical America is and how ingrained some ideas had become in me, the ‘American abroad’, and more importantly – especially because I now have a son – what of those ideas really is important and what should be let go.