Category: History

Summer 2015 Venturing in the United Kingdom

Summer 2015 will be an exciting one! I find myself fortunate enough to experience a second extended trip abroad. This time I am spending a few weeks in the UK to learn some English, Welsh, and Scottish history. I even have a planned stop in Jersey. For those of you that are scratching your head reading Jersey, it is an island in the English … Read More Summer 2015 Venturing in the United Kingdom

The Language of Zombies: Latin, Dead or Alive?

Originally posted on Rowdy Writers:
Image Courtesy of When I enrolled in my first Latin class, I received mixed emotions from my friends. “Latin? Why would you take that as your foreign language? Nobody speaks it anymore. IT’S A DEAD LANGUAGE!”  I can understand that initial reaction. One might assume learning Spanish or French would be more practical to use in a professional…