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Berchtesgaden: Beauty and Darkness.

A couple days into our Germany trip, we headed out of Munich and up into the mountains. We spent a day in the impossibly beautiful town of Berchtesgaden. Berchtesgaden is a perfect alpine town, surprisingly calm and nestled in between … Continue reading

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Summer face, summer hair.

I absolutely hate doing my hair and makeup during the summer. It isn’t just that both are ruined the second I walk outside, as the heat has me sweating and wiping at my face and the humidity has my hair … Continue reading

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New Words.

My students inevitably all ask the same question: when did you become fluent in French? It’s one that can’t be answered, as you don’t cross fluency like a finish line, don’t pass a test of Knowing All Of The French. … Continue reading

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Paris by the colors.

One time I told James that I wanted to make a giant color wheel, made entirely of photos of the colorful doors all over DC. He calmly replied that he can only muster the appropriate enthusiasm for so many of … Continue reading

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That’s what makes you beautiful.

If you listen to any popular music, watch any chick flick, or page through any best seller fiction, there is one deeply obnoxious and repetitive characteristic that always arises in the representation of the female subject: she is totally ignorant … Continue reading

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Jackie & David

When you are a family, it’s important to have house rules, things that you do and that you do not do. For instance, James and I decided after multiple meals of paying way too much for way too little food … Continue reading

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One time I went to Turkey.

One time I spent a little under a month in Turkey with a group from college… And it’s been over six years but that country is still burned into my memory with in all its richness. And I didn’t know anything … Continue reading

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