Browsing archives for December, 2010

My Family’s Christmas Traditions

American Culture 18 December 2010 | 2 Comments

Someone on Twitter asked me to write about my family’s Christmas traditions.  I think some things vary from family to family and from region to region, so I’m going to focus on which traditions we do as a family. Christmas season usually starts right after Thanksgiving is over.  Thanksgiving is the 4th Thursday of November.  […]

Snowy Weather Words

English Vocabulary 12 December 2010 | 2 Comments

My brother, Robert, is a meteorologist, so I’ve grown up talking about weather almost my entire life. Today my brother and I were talking about a huge snowstorm that is going to his his area in Tennessee tonight.  This inspired me to make a post about snowy weather words. Snowstorm – The schools will be […]

Route, Root or Rout

English Vocabulary 10 December 2010 | 4 Comments

Someone asked me on my facebook account what the difference was between route, root and rout.  I thought I’d answer that question here. Route – A route is a road or a highway. One day I’d like to travel on Route 66. Also, route could be a particular way one travels.  The mailman takes the […]