Posted in January 2013

Good things…

Good things…

So, some good things recently: I have started running again with the wonderful motivation and guilt tripping from a friend I met at the Alliance Française who is training for the Marseille Half-Marathon. This will be her first half marathon and I know she’s excited. She asked if I would like to run on Wednesday … Continue reading

OFii Appointment!

OFii Appointment!

I have been waiting for, and dreading, today’s RDV since I first began reading about all of the hoops I would need to jump through to live and study in France for a while. But I come to you now, alive and well, not deported out of France after my OFii appointment to get my … Continue reading

Travel travel travel!!

Travel travel travel!!

One of the things that excites me most about being in europe is the fact that everything…every place is SO close together. There are flights for basically zero dollars that will take me to a multitude of other countries and as I have mentioned before I adore the train! I am pleased to announce I … Continue reading

no place like home, volume 1

no place like home, volume 1

The weirdest things make me miss home. Here are some: Not having a clothes dryer. It is nice to have a washing machine, really, I am lucky. but the fact that my clothes are crispy and don’t smell like lavender when I am done hanging them to dry for days makes me sad. Lack of … Continue reading

Je suis malade

Je suis malade

Getting sick in France… I figured it would happen eventually. It really is just another test of my language and coping abilities in another country. Just before Christmas I had a lot of sinus issues that lasted until about the 28th. I was feeling much better! I went out for NYE, met some new people, … Continue reading