Archive for January, 2011

30 Jan

sunday strolls

Today was a beautiful day! I went running (countdown to Paris 1/2 marathon? 5 weeks!) and then took a walk [&hellip

27 Jan


I remember when I studied in Aix, there was mimosa everywhere during January and February. I loved the bright splash [&hellip

26 Jan

a scottish tradition – burns night

One of the best things about living abroad is connecting with other foreigners. Hey – we have something in common! [&hellip

24 Jan

happy 4 month french anniversary to me!

Today marks my fourth month in La France. What can I say about my relationship with France? Sure, at the [&hellip

22 Jan

Why you should be rooting for France

Ok – let’s face it. I’m from Philadelphia. Sports are kind of a big deal for us. Growing up in [&hellip

19 Jan


I got to the Oise (the area of Picardie I visited) on Saturday morning, just in time for some homemade [&hellip

17 Jan

a one hundred word sentence?

Happy MLK day to all of my US readers – who probably have a day off today. I was thinking [&hellip

13 Jan

confessions of an expat, part ii

when i’m mad (at my students, during bball practice) I can’t help but yell all sorts of crazy nonsense in [&hellip

7 Jan

bon weekend

This post is for my good friend Bridget. It was her birthday this week. She is a nurse in DC! [&hellip

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