post-Information Gathering

**written at Dulles. edited in Santa Barbara** What a whirlwind. I’m heading back with 1361 images of Sherman’s papers. That’s a lot of reading to do over the next few weeks on top of everything else I have going on, but this was a trip paid by a grant, and I agreed to do the

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What I learned in school this week.

李友是张老师的学生。 Li You is Teach Zhang’s Student. 今天下午李友给常老师打电话, Today after noon, Li You gives Teacher Zhang a phone call, 因为他下个星期考试, because he, next week, has a test, 想问张老师几*个问题。 Wants to ask Teacher Zhang a few* questions. 可是张老师下午有课。 But Teacher Zhang this afternoon has class. 没有时间见李友。 Has no time to meet Li You. 张老师明天下午开会。** Teacher Zhang

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Recommended reading from Robert B. Jones

Every couple of years I find three sheets of a legal pad on which I scribbled a list of books in about 1992.  I have always had it in my mind to type up this list for the growblog, but have never gotten around to it. Now a year into ReadingEverywhere, the list has popped

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Bilingual storytime

I really, really hope I didn’t look like a creepy old man. There I sat outside the (awesomely sound trapping –I almost missed story time because I couldn’t hear it) little amphitheater, first with my phone and then with my laptop open. But the one little girl and father/uncle/brother/cousin/friend didn’t notice. She was rapt. A

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