Monthly Archives: December 2011

Idioms in 1 Maccabees

As you might be aware, I have been doing a bit of translation in the first book of Maccabees. I have noticed a couple of idioms that I would like to share. The first is the tendency for the author … Continue reading

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A Long Weekend

Some of you might be wondering, “Why no new posts?”  Well…as the title of this post suggests, it has been a long weekend. Friday and Saturday were filled with work Christmas parties.  I guess the benefit of being outsourced labor … Continue reading

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ein Weihnachtsbaum

<–Das ist unser Weihnactsbaum.  It is the first year together we have had a real Christmas tree.    It is the first year I have ever owned a real tree.  For those of you who have never owned a real … Continue reading

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Coffee Mug Quote of the Day

Today’s, and yesterday’s for that matter, quote of the day is “Der Zeit ist jetzt”  Translation?  “The time is now.”  The time for what?  It is time to start making serious headway in my academic development.  It is time to … Continue reading

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Rembrandt and Higher Criticism

This weekend I have attempted to lavish Mary Beth with my time.  Last night we met at Remington Grill before going to watch “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” at the $1.50 theater, which is now the $2 theater…just … Continue reading

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German Genesis

I came across this in my German drills and was tickled to death that I could read it: Das erste Buch Moses beginntL ,,Am Anfang schuf Gott Himmel und Erde.  Und die Erde war wüst und leer, und es war … Continue reading

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