And or but?

English lesson- Identify the problems with the following sentences: “I’ve lost five pounds but still have fifty to go.” “My partner is really funny but he’s not the best dresser.” If you’re like me, you’ll pour over the sentences and try to identity where I used improper grammar (and seriously, if I did anywhere, please … More And or but?

The empty backpack

There is a very well-known term for parents whose children are grown up and leave home- “empty nesters.” It’s a challenging time for most parents- they have to reconnect with each other (there’s a high divorce rate for this time) and they have to deal with all this new time they have that used to … More The empty backpack