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Curveball

Curveball

What happens when life throws you a curveball… in a good way? When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When life gives you delish lemonade, you drink it! After consulting as many friends, family and colleagues as possible. About a year ago I was approached by a professor from the Acoustical Society in the … Continue reading

The CouchSurfing Community

The CouchSurfing Community

I know I haven’t gotten caught up yet…I’ve been a lazy blogger … there’s a whole slew of things to tell you about (including my awesome USA trip with the BF!). But for today I want to talk about something else. CouchSurfing. Yesterday was my first CouchSurfing Event – evening drinks on the beach in … Continue reading

Reverse Culture Shock, again.

Reverse Culture Shock, again.

I know it’s been a while and I have quite a few back posts to catch up on but I wanted to start with the most recent and work backwards … it’s easier this way 😀 I just returned back to the USA for a two month stint after spending the last 3 months in … Continue reading

French progression

French progression

I recently re-signed up for French classes at the Alliance Française in Marseille. I hadn’t been taking the courses for a while after I left for my two month summer back in the USA (to work, silly!). I didn’t want to invest as much money, nor time as I did in the beginning of my … Continue reading

deux ans, tranquille :)

deux ans, tranquille :)

October 31, 2015 That is how long I can, as of today, legally stay in France without making another visit to the prefecture ! YAY !  Sometime last week I realized that I should probably verify the date of expiration of my current récépissé de demande de carte de séjour. If you’ve done this before … Continue reading

Recent Runnin’ Gear

Recent Runnin’ Gear

I was talking with my dad on the phone a few minutes ago — it is SO cold back in Kentucky. I almost feel bad for complaining when I say that I consider running in Marseille in the morning, before the sun wakes up, to be my form of cold weather running (it’s maybe 38F~4C) … Continue reading

Travel Accessories I Love

Travel Accessories I Love

I think I have neglected the initial purpose of this blog for a while. I realize that now that I am actually in France it has become a bit of a diary – sharing tales of my French adventures. And while I am happy to do it I also want to leave my readers with … Continue reading