It’s snowing here in Colorado and the last day of school is Friday, meaning that it’s time to put some wrapping paper on 2012 and call it a year! I always find it helpful to look over my accomplishments and failures for the current year and set some goals for the next year. So here
Monthly Archive:: December 2012
Publishing has been on my mind a lot lately, as I gear up to get my next book out the door and start writing another one. Let’s say that you too have a book lurking inside your head, or better yet, a book lurking on your hard drive and waiting to see the light of
I’ve been threatening to compile a book of my blog entries for some time, and it looks like it’s finally going to happen! I just ordered the final proof copy of Thoughts on Translation, and here’s the cover, designed by the incomparable Sue Campbell. Sue is a fellow Coloradoan and I found her through our
The books have all been claimed; thanks to everyone who responded. The response (over 50 people) was much greater than I had anticipated, so I’m sorry that I don’t have more than 7 books to give away!
Ever since my family returned from our summer in Switzerland, I’ve been meaning to try some Swiss baking techniques. Swiss baked items are often simple but delicious, relying on excellent ingredients rather than complicated techniques. Almost every bakery in French-speaking Switzerland seems to make a version of this bread: a whole wheat loaf with lots
As freelancers, we wear a lot of hats. Some days, I feel like translation is the easy part of my job: the harder parts being my roles as an accountant, marketing director, customer relations manager, office ergonomics expert, and so on and so on, not to mention the rewarding but time-consuming gigs as a wife,