Author Archives: Cori Rozentāle

To My Kindle Readers

Due to some current issues in my (and my husband’s) life, I’m not currently able to blog. While I expect to continue posting here in the future (and I am still learning Latvian), it’ll take time for the issues to … Continue reading

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Status

Going to refactor how I do things here. My hours went up at work and well, classes continue. Not sure yet how I want to continue posting and I need to look at what makes me happy as a writer. … Continue reading

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Wordy Weekend: Education, Part 2: Teachers & Students

So much to learn and so many fun words about it! Let’s do some more. :) Latvian is interesting in that it has different words for students at different levels of schooling. Yes, I promise I’ll be writing more on … Continue reading

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Wordy Weekend: Education, Part 1: Wordbuilding

Oof. Grad school. Okay! Well, one class is finally over and done with, though I’ve still got two more to write a bunch of papers for. Sadly, I haven’t been spending too much time on in-depth language studies because of … Continue reading

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Counting One by One

This entry is part of a series, Numbers» An important topic I haven’t yet covered is how to count in Latvian. For now, we’ll start with the very basics – how to count up to nine and how Latvians indicate … Continue reading

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Wordy Weekend: Independence

Man, work and grad school are kicking my ass. I’m struggling just to keep my head above water with those two, much less do my studying on the side. Periodic immersion at work in Portuguese is getting me a crash … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Jāņi

It’s time for Jāņi! This is probably my favorite Latvian holiday to celebrate. We always make Jāņu siers, šašliks, and other traditional dishes, drink plenty of beer and cider, while staying up late. In past years, I’ve not had to … Continue reading

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