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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Life Update #5: Heading Back to France!

Bonjour, tout le monde!

I admit, it’s been over three months since my last “Life Update” post— in fact, I haven’t updated since returning to the United States after my second year of TAPIF, and here I am, about to head back to France once more! Really, where did the time go? I can’t complain, though…while I had a great summer, I’m also excited to return abroad.

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Life Update in France #3 (I’m Going Home?!)


It’s incredible to realize that I haven’t written one of these “life updates” in over four months, with the last one being back in January, right after coming back from the vacances de Noël. In any case, so much has happened since then, and I thought that I would dedicate a post to catch you up-to-speed with what has been going on.

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Life Update in France #2 (and 2016 Recap!)

Bonne année!

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and rang in the 2017 year in good spirits. For myself, I had a wonderful vacances de Noël, visiting a bit more of Europe with great people and plenty of photos for memories. I returned to Normandy earlier this week and the following day went right back to work. Still was in the holiday mindset (as so were many of my students, I could tell), but otherwise, the first week back was all right.

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