Tag Archives: summer

Bottle this up.

Sometimes I think it would be fun to be one of those poised bloggers, one of those well curated spaces around the internet composed entirely of muted color palettes and carefully crafted posts. Sometimes I want to aspire to that … Continue reading

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August Recess.

Everyone gets to be an expert on at least one thing. Everything gets to know more than others about something about the thing that they do day in and day out. If you are a parent, you get to be … 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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Get your latte off my late summer.

Somehow, everyone the Internet over started thinking that September constitutes fall. Personally, I blame Starbucks and that infernal Pumpkin Spice Latte. They roll it out September 1st, when most of us are still too sweaty to even consider wrapping our … Continue reading

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Beach day.

This past weekend I escaped away to the beach with my brother, brother-in-law, and soon to be sister-in-law.  Looking back, I am tempted to say that I don’t know where this summer went. How is it almost september, almost time … Continue reading

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At the beach.

I cried a good chunk of my drive home from Kentucky on Friday, but now I am settling back into what promises to be a wonderful DC summer. A lot of this summer will find me outside of the District and … Continue reading

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Coming home means…

Piles of shoes by the back door because I will never ever ever be considered adult enough to be allowed to keep my shoes on in my mother’s house.  Stolen moments practicing piano when no one is home because I … Continue reading

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