Tag Archives: Paris

Where we are.

Last week I was coming up out of the metro into the eternal rain.* In front of me, a mother and daughter stood huddled under an umbrella, rain blowing in on them, as the mother kept waving her phone and repeating … Continue reading

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I wish I could give you this.

This week France celebrated the 14 juillet, or Bastille Day, as our side of the pond likes to call it. I have celebrated twice before on the roof of my building, but my parties might have been the reason a contributing factor … Continue reading

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Lately.

//I can’t really emphasize enough how disgusting the weather was last week. Cold, rainy, dreary. I bought tights so I could make my summer clothes work for the wintry weather and drank a lot of hot chocolate. It’s supposed to … Continue reading

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Les soldes.

Twice a year, Paris experiences a magical month where every store boasts amazing sales on many of their goods. I’ve written about these sales  before and to say that shopping was not an influencing factor in my decision to come in July … Continue reading

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That magic moment.

These first couple days in Paris have been so full. Full of catching up with old friends, full of running around sorting out administrative details, full of wearily dragging myself around this beautiful city as my body refuses to adjust … Continue reading

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Let’s go to Paris.

Tomorrow I am celebrating July 4th by hopping on a plane and heading to Paris for a month. Ok, so actually tickets are just really cheap if you fly out of the United States on the night of the 4th. … Continue reading

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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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What’s in a macaron?

Yesterday I guest posted over at Culture Keeper to talk about one of my very favorite things, macarons. Ok, so really I am blogging about globalization and the indefinable qualities of culture inherent in regional foods, but the macaron is … 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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Vagabond boots.

In general, I don’t consider myself a fashionista, and this is not a fashion blog.  Which means that I am feeling pretty special today because I was able to guest write a fashion post for the blog Culture Keeper last … Continue reading

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