She didn’t follow my advice. And, it worked. :-)

Last week, I received an email from a woman named Jill.  When I tried to respond, the email bounced back.  So, I suppose this could be a scam email.  If so, it is the most encouraging scam email I have yet received. I am re-printing her email here for two reasons....

Tip of the Week, Saturday, September 26, 2020: Libby

Good morning! It’s really easy to access audio books these days.  I don’t want to do the whole “when I was a kid” thing… but, here goes. When I was a kid audiobooks were only available in cassette form.   I remember listening to The Hunchback of Notre Dame in...

But, not California

A few days ago, I posted my view about the future of our world.  I believe it is, overall, getting better.  There are fewer wars.  Less crime.  More freedom.  And, even the diseases we fear most have a recovery rate of 99.5%.   (The CDC has basically admitted that...

What should we use before Visual Latin?

I received this question: Hi!  We are LOVING Visual Latin 1. However, we are considering homeschooling our almost-10-year-old son as well and I am curious: what Latin program would you recommend using before Visual Latin 1? Thanks so much! Here is my reply: Happy to...

Today’s Q&A / Orientation

If you are having trouble navigating my site, this will help. I am planning to offer weekly live Q&A classes this year.  Already underway, in fact. But, not too many people are showing up. Either I am doing a really good job and you guys don’t need any help,...

Destinos: a free Spanish video course

About a week ago, a reader sent me a link to an old Spanish language learning series. Destinos, filmed in the 1980’s, is a Spanish language course aimed at intermediate Spanish students. Fortunately, the series is available online completely free. Unfortunately,...