In case you’re unsure of where (or whether) to post a status online, here’s a wonderful flowchart created by Daryl Lang over at Breaking Copy. I stumbled across it today and thought it was too good not to share.
A recent New York Times article talks about the advantages of bilingualism. Anyone who knows me/knows my blog will know that I’m a huge advocate of foreign language studies and believe everyone should be [at least] conversational – in at least two languages (see my response a few months ago to colleges cutting back on language programs). In the NYT piece, cognitive neuroscientist Ellen Bialystok talks about some of the advantages of speaking a second language. Among these are improved multitasking capabilities and delayed onset of Alzheimer’s.
As is typical of Spring, we’ve had a ton of rain lately. The weather will be gorgeous for a few days, and then it pours for days on end. It’s rained so much, in fact, that there’s been a lot of discussion about building arks (and buying/selling them, apparently).