Author Archives: George

About George

I'm interested in theology, languages, translation and various sorts of fermentation.

Old Books, New Boots

This morning, a friend at church handed me a book from the 20’s. It is a Greek Grammar by William Hersey Davis. Pretty sure enough has happened in the study/reconstruction of Koine Greek to call into question some of the contents, but … Continue reading

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Back In The States

So, returning from Lisbon, we had just a couple more days left in Portugal. We had some goals: Get another café afogado. My wife was thoroughly thrilled by the one tasted pre-Lisbon, and wanted more. Visit a port cave/lodge. Go … Continue reading

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Lisboa/Lisbon

Yesterday we finished up our short stint in Lisboa (Lisbon), Portugal. It was a good time, taking the train there and back, staying a night in a well-positioned hotel, and enjoying the sights around the regions of Baixa, Chiado and … Continue reading

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Now For Vacation, Rather Than Work

Well, it has been rather full days here in Porto. But, work now comes to an end with Kim arriving in Portugal. Now we get to have some fun! Pictures of today and yesterday… I’ll have to go back in … Continue reading

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Heading to Oporto

I’m in the airport waiting to go to Oporto, Portugal, for work. Seeing as I haven’t spent much time in Portuguese (about as much as Spanish…), I thought, why not? So I have spent the last two weeks starting to … Continue reading

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