Tag Archives: France

Some France for your Friday

Today our office is hosting an open house for other TAs and grad students, which is basically an excuse for us to have a crêpe bar instead of office hours or tutoring. Obviously, this is awesome, and totally the biggest … Continue reading

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Love and Ice Cream.

Once upon I time I lived in Paris and James came to visit. In the ten preceding months, I had only seen him for one brief week at Christmas. That visit was the first time I told him I loved … Continue reading

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Endives with Roquefort Sauce

Every single time I buy endives at the grocery in the US — which is not frequent as they very rarely have them — I have to tell the clerk what the are, after giving them a second to frantically … Continue reading

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If I were a real adult, I would drink coffee.

Confession: I hate coffee. I can tolerate if it is cleverly disguised in a frothy costume of cream and/or chocolate and if it has any sort of –cino tacked on to the end of its name.  But other than that, … Continue reading

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Paris: A Love Story

Once upon a time, I was a young silly undergrad without definite future plans for my life. I went to Paris to study abroad, and quickly found that studying abroad is pretty amazing as you don’t do much work. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Paris: To See, To Sit, To Eat

All of these recent posts brimming over with love for DC might tempt a reader to forget that city which holds first place forever in my heart (KY cities excluded because home is a different story.) Paris. This summer I … Continue reading

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Le toit: the roof

During the year that I lived in Paris, I found a very special refuge. The first couple of days were overwhelming, but somewhere in the first week of my job, I was given a key to the crows nest high … Continue reading

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Love at Christmas

Christmas is the season for love. To be more accurate, the holiday season of Thanksgiving-New Years is the high point of love and proposals for the year. One of the bridal stores my mother and I went to last week … Continue reading

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Paris is for Lovers, Mathematicians, and Misconceptions

I can’t decide what it is that makes the city romantic, or if it just seems more romantic than it is because social norms and anonymity encourage public displays of affection. Of course, there would be no shortage of legitimate … Continue reading

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Library of Impressions

My dad was flying back from Israel this past weekend and arranged to have a several day layover in Paris. This marked his first time in Paris, and I was determined for us to enjoy it as much as possible … Continue reading

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