Great solution or sign of the phone-zombie apocalypse?

Bodegraven, the village we lived in for two years, recently came up with a new idea that the process geek in me loves, but the closet Luddite in me loathes. The village recently installed LED lighting strips on the pavement that are synced to traffic lights so that people reading their phones would know if… Read More Great solution or sign of the phone-zombie apocalypse?

Deliberate Practice is a technique that can make “anyone great at just about anything”. So, did it improve my Dutch?

Last August, I introduced specific goals to improve my Dutch. They were aggressive for me because I wasn’t doing many of them previously, such as watching Dutch TV or they forced me out of my comfort zone, like the language café. I felt that I needed to do something during the summer to improve my… Read More Deliberate Practice is a technique that can make “anyone great at just about anything”. So, did it improve my Dutch?