Caitlin Ahern

English communication in Graz, Austria

Are you prepared to meet the Obamas?

BBC News – Etiquette classes for a chance Obama meeting. Greetings, farewells, and table manners – these are topics I often talk about to prepare people for a trip to … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love and Technology

I am not one for super-sappy Valentine’s Day poems and pictures of hearts. Instead, here is one of my favorite articles on love, by Jonathan Franzen. (Sherman Alexie, whose writing … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · 3 Comments

How far would you go for a good deal?

On Thursday I had a wonderful, laid-back Thanksgiving, full of good food, qualilty time with friends and family, and reflection on the multitude of things I am most grateful for … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · 1 Comment