Tag: work

  • Mise-en-place your life– I know I need to!

    Mise–en–place (French pronunciation: [miz ã ‘plas]) Yesterday morning, I listened to a story on NPR called “For a More Orderly Life, Organize Like a Chef,” which talked about applying the French culinary concept of mise–en–place (literally, “put in place”) in everyday life. One chef told how he uses mise–en–place for his daily “list.” He said: What I used […]

  • Encountering bigotry on interpreting jobs

    The people I interpret for display bigotry toward each other occasionally, but the worst bigotry I have encountered has had nothing to do with the cultures and languages I was mediating, and instead has been a kind of “environmental” bigotry I just could not stand.