Life Update #6: Settling into France (one month update!)


As I’m writing this, it has been almost a month since I arrived in France to begin my third consecutive year abroad (but my first year as a lectrice d’anglais). So much has happened in this past month– from finding a place to live to dealing with French administration, I can’t believe how I got through it unscathed, let alone so smoothly (really!).

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Blue Sky Tag #2

Source: LaurenKCowan.


A while ago, Lauren tagged me in the “Blue Sky Tag,” which I’m happy to accept! Lauren has spent this past year teaching in Spain, and her blog shows plenty of her adventures working and traveling in the country. I live vicariously through her posts, which have since inspired me to return to Spain someday. Thanks for the nomination!

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Destination: Mount Rainier & Mount St. Helens, Washington

Mount St. Helens from Johnston Ridge (June 2017).

Wrapping up our road trip this summer, my family and I spent the last two nights exploring the natural wonders of two, well-known mountains– Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens– of the Cascade Range. Both visits would be relatively laid back, which was a great way to end our short summer getaway.

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