Fall (again)

Once again, Fall is here. Despite worse weather, shorter days and the swine flu pandemic, Oregon is really trying its best to keep us alive by providing us with the most beautiful colors!

End of the narrative

“Goodbye.” The context of that quote is so important. Do we see each other tomorrow? Maybe “see you” would be more appropriate in that case. Are you going to be away for a month? Goodbye is ok for that kind of parting. Will I ever see you again? There is no word suitable for […]

Fall and Halloween

When Americans do something, they go all the way. This Friday, it was Halloween (gallery here) and there was nowhere to go, should one feel like avoiding it all. Already during the morning, people were wearing their costumes — on campus. And one of my students was actually a little freaked out by […]