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Have you been following...?

During this crazy time that I have been packing, moving and unpacking, Heather started up another blog about all of the Tulsa area historical markers she has collected images of.  I hope you have been keeping an eye open for her things.

Here is the latest in case you have missed it.

Hope you all have enjoyed the summer and I hope to be back waxing philosophic shortly.

Maryanne

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Aderyn & Dugald 1

Some time ago I mentioned a story snippet that was part of a larger work. This past November I took that snippet and explored it from the point of view of two lads, both young and talented, both feeling the weight of expectations on their shoulders. These are their stories as they told them to me. 

Hope you enjoy Aderyn and Dugald.

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A Disneyland memory

I may have mentioned that I love Disneyland. I come by the sentiment honestly: my mother was a fan before me. When I was a child, she and my dad would pack my siblings and me up into the old Chevy Impala station wagon and we would sing silly songs on the drive down to Anaheim.

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Confidence and Competence

Recently, a colleague and I were talking about the skills it takes to make a successful interpreter. I realized there were 2 components I saw in every interpreter I witnessed produce a successful result: they were competent in both languages and confident in their process.

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