Category Archives: introspective

NOVA ASL Club

This post is really just for my co-students taking ASL classes at NOVA. The NOVA ASL Club is on Facebook.

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Could I Have ASL Tourette’s Syndrome

Tourette’s Syndrome: …disorder with onset in childhood, characterized by multiple physical (motor) tics and at least one vocal (phonic) tic…Tourette’s was once considered a rare and bizarre syndrome, most often associated with the exclamation of obscene words or socially inappropriate and derogatory … Continue reading

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Keeping Up With My ASL Journey

It’s my deep desire to have you join me on My ASL Journey. I really want to make it as easy as possible for you to keep up and interact with me.  Following are some of the ways you can … Continue reading

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New Facebook Page: ASL Journey

You can now follow this blog on Facebook if you wish. The address is facebook.com/asljourney. You can also see the latest from that Page in the sidebar of this blog. Thanks for helping make it happen! Pass it on!

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Meetup – Silent Supper – Western Fairfax County

I decided to join a group on Meetup.com called Silent Supper-Western Fairfax County Meetup Group and go to their next monthly meeting April 2. It’s a silent supper at a local restaurant. Kinda intimidating, but looking forward to it! I already … Continue reading

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Questioning Why Learn ASL?

This is really for my classmates or anyone else who has or currently is taking ASL classes… Have you gotten weird, strange, or even discouraging comments when you tell them you’re learning Sign Language? Most people I tell think it’s … Continue reading

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Facebook et al.

Wondering…should I move this entire project to Facebook or keep it here? Thoughts? And while we’re at it, would you want me to set up a Twitter account for updates? Any other thoughts on format for this journey?

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My Language Level

I have to keep reminding myself that my vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure in ASL is about the equivalent of a 4-year-old. “The car is blue.” “My name is Rob. What is your name?” “I’m hungry.” “Where’s the bathroom?” I understand it … Continue reading

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Start

I starting taking American Sign Language in the Fall of 2010. I’ve been thinking about starting this site for a while as a place to keep some of my notes, share info, interact, whatever. We’ll see where it goes. Thanks … Continue reading

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