Mmm…lunch. One of the…

Mmm...lunch. One of the problems with studying Tamil is that I'm just not used to doing a lot of writing, and to get the words into my brain, I really do need to write them over and over again. Which makes my hand hurt. And so I take breaks in between, to put away the laundry, or do the dishes, or have lunch. Lunch wasn't bad today, but the filled pasta I had (stuffed with pear and such) was only okay. Which reminded me that yesterday's was oh, so delectable, and I plan to have it over and over again. So I thought I should share the love and tell you that the Whole Foods in Berkeley sells a fresh pumpkin ravioli (from The Pasta Shop) which, when served with their store brand pesto genovese, is to die for. There are many pestos I do not like, but this one is very cheesy, which apparently is what I want in my pesto. And the salty green of it against the sweet pumpkin? Mmmm...

Reviewed: Thirty-six basic verbs in the imperative and infinitive forms, seven adjectives. Which perhaps says something about the relative importance of verbs and adjectives that I should try to keep in mind while writing fiction. :-)

4:45 update: Lots of case suffixes, some more random vocab, a few elements of time (i.e., 'in the morning'), and adverbs. The first set of adverbs are kicking my ass -- there are only six of them, but they are very similar in meaning, and I keep getting them seriously confused. 'That many', 'that much', 'in that way', etc...

I can't believe I have been doing this since 10 a.m. My brain hurts. But one more little set of adverbs, and I will consider myself well reviewed up through chapter 8, which is good progress for the day, leaving me only chapters 9-12 to review over the weekend in preparation for the exam. Plus whatever I missed in class today...

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