2019: My Year in Review

Greetings! I hope you all had a great Nouvel An, and I hope you're all geared up for what 2020 (and the new decade) has to bring for us. As it has been for the past now-four years on this blog, I dedicate a post each January to a review of the previous year. This year is … Continue reading 2019: My Year in Review

Happy New Year 2020 (and new decade!)

Hello, all! The new year has arrived, and so has a new decade. We've officially left the 2010's and now entering the 2020's, which is unbelievable. It seemed just yesterday that it was still 2015, and it boggles my mind just how much time has flown from year to year, down to the seconds. A … Continue reading Happy New Year 2020 (and new decade!)

Life Update #13: I Left France, New Job, Future Plans…

Salut, all. It has been over seven months since I last posted a "Life Update" on this blog. It has also been almost six months since I left France indefinitely to return to the US. Plenty of things-- the good and the bad-- have happened since coming back, and I'm dedicating this post to recounting … Continue reading Life Update #13: I Left France, New Job, Future Plans…

Life Update #12: Done Teaching as a Lectrice!

As of this week, the last of my students have taken their final exams for the spring semester, thus bringing the school year to an end. It has been a long 12 weeks worth of instruction, testing, grading (and more grading), but now, all of that is over-- for better or for worse. Besides being … Continue reading Life Update #12: Done Teaching as a Lectrice!

Life Update #11: Fall Semester teaching DONE!

Greetings! A lot has happened since my last Life Update back in August (can't believe how time flies!). I'm sure that it's not much of a surprise, since living overseas can, of course, come with plenty of experiences. But considering that this is my second year in the same city, with the same job, I'd assumed … Continue reading Life Update #11: Fall Semester teaching DONE!