Monthly Archives: February 2012

A brief digression…

A class-mate in High-School once vented to me about how badly she hated it when she heard people pronounce the word “height” as if it ended with a “th”. At the time, I had only given serious thought to this … Continue reading

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Happy Bolludagur!

I still have more to tell about the goings on here from the fall, and I will get around to these soon.  But today I must interrupt the ongoing fall narrative with big news. Today is Bolludagur (pronounced, more or … Continue reading

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Field Trip, continued…

The trip did not end with the waterfalls.  Our next stop was Reykholt, which was once the site of Iceland’s bishopric and the home of the great Snorri Sturluson, pictured here: This portrait is in the museum set up at … Continue reading

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Field Trip

School got off to a good start, as I’ve mentioned before, and before long it was time to take a field trip to see some sites that were significant to the history and literature we were studying. I believe I … Continue reading

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Here’s a great article.

Every week (memory allowing) I read T.R. Fehrenbach’s editorial in the Sunday issue of the San Antonio Express News.  I really like the column he wrote last week, so I thought that I’d post a link to it here: http://www.mysanantonio.com/opinion/columnists/tr_fehrenbach/article/Identity-crisis-unnecessary-2753387.phpContinue reading

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Reykjavík

So now we have reached the end of the photos I took during my travels before school started.  Now comes the studying.  Last semester (Fall 2011) began and classes got off to a good start.  Since I am updating this … Continue reading

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Reykjavík Zoo

Oops.  So there is still more to be told of travels before classes started. Seals!  I photographed these at the Reykjavík zoo, although they are native to Iceland.  Those of you who know me, which assume is all of you … Continue reading

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