Education. Do it yourself.

It’s college season.  Every week now, I get requests from students.  “Would you please write a recommendation letter for me?  I am trying to get into college.” I always do it.  I like to help.  But, I am always conflicted. College, for me, was a...

Graduating? Need some Latin quotes? Here you go.

Every now and then I get requests like this one. Hi! I want to put a Latin message on my daughter’s Graduation sign for our yard.  Do you have any ideas? Thanks! Here is my reply: How about Per aspera ad astra.” It means, to the stars through difficulties....

Henle Latin Grammar #739

I received this question: Hi. I have a quick question for you. My son and I are stumped on Henle’s explanation of intransitive verbs. In Henle grammar 739 it says that intransitive verbs take a sole object in the dative. The example sentence is “The wind...

How to type with Macrons… if you want to.

It’s no secret.  I am no fan of Latin macrons.  Silly stumbling blocks, in my opinion. I am not alone in this thought.  Cheryl Lowe of Memoria Press doesn’t care for them either.  Read her thoughts in this excellent...