The final sprint 

Between three countries, airport disasters, sad goodbyes, beautiful visits, frantic packing, lovely gifts, math midterm exams and a mile long to-do list,…

The end of a micro-era

I walked out from work yesterday and put on my headphones, the air was crisp, my fingers a little cold and my neck a little too warm, and the notes of the…

Postcard from Paris

I know the postcards will only reach a few days before I do, but I really wanted to and I FINALLY found postcards I liked.  Very cool ones from…

Fun week. Hard week. Second last week. 

It's like the four months went up in vapour. I feel like I should be at the halfway point, not the end point. Where did the days go?  I have a…

Sun kissed and ridiculously lucky 

Nothing special happened. But I really had just about the nicest days ever. And that's including all the adventures I've gone on about for the past three…

Knits and Stockings 

Paris has gotten unexpectedly cool. Even I, who wore dresses through the 15 and 16 degree days, have finally succumbed to jeans boots scarves and coats.…

Cultural Game Strong 

I can't believe I spent nearly three months in Paris and didn't make the time for these until this weekend.  Saturday I spent the day with my…

Math and Madness 

I've finally got ten free minutes to sit down and write this post. This one week stretched so far that weekend patromonie seems a month away!  Work…

Enthusiastic Reporter is Back! 

????????? Finally had something exciting again!  I came back from work on Friday and went straight to Musee Mailol on my street, because I'd seen…

A Different Diversity

We've all grown up being told that India is one of the most diverse lands on the planet. Indeed I cannot dispute the plethora of languages, landscapes,…

How my Address became Home

It's been more than a week since I checked in, and I'm trying to think back on what happened, only to discover that it's somewhat a blur of 'normal'. Even…

How I met France, take 5

I've been to Paris four times before. Once as a young girl with family, once as a student with school, once as a student with college, and once as a treat…

Hey this is an internship 

Guys guys guys it's FRIDAY! One more week under the rug. The half day is here, the weekend looms large (and I haven't made plans yet). And this stagière…

It crawls on by 

It's Wednesday. But in my opinion it really should be Friday. It's 7 pm. But in my opinion should be atleast 10 pm.  It's 30 something degrees. I'm…

I wish 

Ç’a été

Time flew this week. It's Sunday evening and I'm unsure how I got here. At the only place open on a Sunday in August at 4 pm to serve me a reward lunch…