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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

My recent French frustrations: part 2

My recent French frustrations: part 2

I continue with my recent French Frustrations… Frustration number 2 (also refereed to as, the second reason I cried this week): Since I moved, it was time to go meet with my old landlords, pick up some mail and get my deposit back. I left work early and took the bus to their place (not … Continue reading

My recent French frustrations: part 1

My recent French frustrations: part 1

It’s been a while since I really talked about any frustration living in France. I think in part because I started to settle in and loved my little apartment (though not the commute), I had the great support of my BF and I was making friends here and overall Marseille, France was beginning to feel … Continue reading

Vacation can be exhausting!

Vacation can be exhausting!

I was lucky enough to have my big sister come visit me in France for 9 days a few weeks ago and WOW did we do a lot! Hence the title of this post! At the end of this vacation we were both ready for a good long nap 😀 I will mostly post pictures, … Continue reading

Victory is mine! Or at least I thought it was.

Victory is mine! Or at least I thought it was.

So. I had a fantastically wonderful rested weekend. I tried to remember what I did. I think it mostly involved sleeping and eating. Nothing wrong with that, right? I ran a lot last week so I spent the weekend resting my ailing hamstring. Last night I took a car share through covoiturage.fr to Antibes with … Continue reading