About the MobWell, really it's a mob of one, but you get the idea. I'm just me, in Hotlanta, but through me there are many others (yes, we are numerous), and we have teh pointy sticks (fear them), and besides that, we make pretty things. Mostly.
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Category Archives: Hindi
I have been lacking in the motivation lately and the weekend looms, which means more non-blogging, but will involve My Name is Khan (!). Anyway. Today I translated some of a Hindi song into English for Mr. Jaipur, only not … Continue reading
I blame you, SRK
No, really. Sorry to have been a slacker with the blogging lately, but it has been an SRK-fest in the world of Happygoth and The Chicken Goddess (wouldn’t that be an awesome amusement park?), which means that nothing else has … Continue reading
I do too much.
(I got all excited seeing this photo, because I haven’t seen color like this in Georgia yet this year and then I noticed it was taken in 2008. I did see one yellow tree, though.) Weekend recap, if you … Continue reading
Posted in General stuff, Hindi Tagged bollywood, errands, fall, georgia, Hindi, leaves, movies, random things, weekend 4 Comments
I’m on Lesson 3!
And that’s the short form of my language lesson progress. The long form is that for the past week and a half (two weeks?) I’ve been plugging away at LiveMocha, and have made some decent progress. I can now: Say … Continue reading
Posted in Cool things, Hindi Tagged Hindi, language, learning, livemocha, practice, sesame street, speaking, video 5 Comments
[Navel-Gazing] The learning curve
Well, more specifically the variations between learning curves and my recent experience with them. I find that mental things have a much steeper learning curve than physical things, depending on previous experience with similar physical things. For example, if you’ve … Continue reading
Posted in General stuff, Hindi Tagged french, Hindi, languages, learning, navel-gazing, online, patterns Leave a comment
Keep me to task
Guilt is a powerful motivator, especially coming from anonymous internet people. Really, that’s why I’m blogging – it keeps me honest. Those analytics make me feel bad, when they’re bad, and it’s a good kick-start. Like the embroidery, for example. … Continue reading
Posted in General stuff, Hindi, sca Tagged crafts, embroidery, Hindi, language, sca, sewing 4 Comments
Back to the books again.
So I am back to learning Hindi again, a little more so this time. I had given it up for a while, as I got almost to learning new verbs and the couldn’t memorize them or remember postpositions or remember … Continue reading
Posted in Cool things, Hindi, other links Tagged class, course, Hindi, language, languages, learning, online 4 Comments
I miss it (it is in a pretty good place, I think; that is, I haven’t been wearing it lately, but I liked it last time I did): Thank to Stephen Lesnik for this little confidence-booster. Dude, you rock. I … Continue reading
Posted in Cool things, Hindi, sca Tagged costume, dragoncon, garb, india, sca 6 Comments
Learn Hindi from Bollywood Films
Super-educational: http://www.cuttingchai.com/HouseFull/index.html No, really. I now know how to intimidate people in a melodramatic fashion (and I finally know what phir milenge means). Best. Podcast. Ever.
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Let me show you them: Good yarn on the left, not-so-good yarn on the right. Yesssssss. This yarn rocks. I’m almost done spinning the fluff! Then I can learn plying. Wooooo plying. SCA yarns. This is what I spin when … Continue reading
Posted in General stuff, Hindi, spinning 1 Comment