Hi! I've been a professional writer for years. I love the English language. I want to listen to you, understand what puzzles you, help make the rules and usage of English clear. English is a wonderful tool for expression. Knowing how to use it well can open doors for you. I also love history. I'm strong in Ancient Rome and European history. The Russian and French Revolutions are both points of interest. I have spent a lot of time with the causes and experiences of WW1. The neolithic and ear... [more]
I was trained by the state of California to teach ESL students as a volunteer in the 1990's. I worked with many students then and occasionally in the years since. I also have studied many languages and understand the process of acquiring a new language.
I have been a devoted Macintosh user for nearly a decade. I have the most experience with OS X, including installing and ordering languages, finding things in Finder, file organization, internet connectivity, and software installation.