Today we were hoping Varanasi would live up to our expectations, that every scene would make for a postcard, that people would leave us alone to explore the ghats and the temples, and that we’d be able to eat well and relax. I was wearing a white linen suit which earned me more Namastes and… Continue reading Greetings From Varanasi, The Holiest City In The World!
Daniel Adler’s 3 Month Travel Recap, and How to Travel Around The World
It started because I wanted to live abroad, but getting my Irish citizenship in order to live in the E.U. proved too complicated. My mom was the first one in her family born in the U.S., so I’d have to go through my grandparents. And finding their marriage certificate, and getting the other necessary paperwork… Continue reading Daniel Adler’s 3 Month Travel Recap, and How to Travel Around The World
Why Stem-Changing Verbs Are On The Outs
I was on the phone with my mom the other day and she was telling me about an angry wasp that stinged her when the thought occurred to me that many Americans prefer to simplify stem-changing English verbs. I was working off little sleep, and I felt a little crazy, so I didn’t mind telling… Continue reading Why Stem-Changing Verbs Are On The Outs