16 Nov, 2017

The Joy of Learning to Read

November 16th, 2017|Tags: , , |

My daughter wearing one of the hats I knitted for her after I learned to read American knitting patterns. I just began a new knitting project the other day--a hat [...]

12 Aug, 2016

The Secret to Learning a New Language

August 12th, 2016|Tags: |

Today I'm taking a break from the daily August Break topics because today's is "secret," and I just don't feel like I have anything good to share here. Unless, of [...]

14 Aug, 2015

On Learning a New Language

August 14th, 2015|Tags: |

Learning a new language means frantically running around in my mind snatching at the coat tails of words I might now, hoping to catch a consonant-vowel combination that hopefully means [...]

14 May, 2012

Guest Blog by Sun Hee Yoon: Writing as Young Mom

May 14th, 2012|Tags: , , |

Sun Hee and her daughter in Montreal last summer Today is guest blog exchange day on the Blogathon, and I pleased to welcome Sun Hee Yoon, a fellow memoir writer. [...]

12 Oct, 2011

Bilingual in More Than One Way

October 12th, 2011|Tags: , , |

Chunky sweaters are all the rage this fall, and a display of shawl-collared knobby jackets reminded me of one I knit when I was a teenager, when my friends and [...]

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