Life Update #10: Returning to France (and *possible* final year?)

Salut! As you read from the title, I'm returning to France for the school year (yet again). I'll be teaching for a second year as a lectrice d'anglais in the Lyon region, and I'll be pretty much doing the same things I did this past year, e.g. working, traveling, meeting new people, seeing old friends, etc. I'll … Continue reading Life Update #10: Returning to France (and *possible* final year?)

Life Update #9: Reflections on my First Year as a Lectrice (and summer plans)

Salut! As of two weeks ago, I can say that I'm *officially* done with my first year as a lectrice d'anglais. Following a three-week vacation all over Europe, I returned to France to proctor rattrapages (make-up exams for students who'd failed English this past year) and otherwise to sort out renewal logistics for the upcoming year. I would say … Continue reading Life Update #9: Reflections on my First Year as a Lectrice (and summer plans)

Life Update #8: First Year as a Lectrice…done! (and vacation time)

Salut! It's been a while since my last "Life Update" (back in January, I believe?), but in any case, I'm writing to keep you up-to-date with what has been going on in my life since then. From returning from my long winter holidays to teaching second semester at the university, a lot has happened...and at … Continue reading Life Update #8: First Year as a Lectrice…done! (and vacation time)

My Year in Review: 2017 Edition!

Bonne année à tous! Seriously, it's hard to believe that it's 2018 already. It sounds cliché to say, but time really flew this year. Maybe it's a matter of getting older, that each year starts to blend together and makes it difficult to distinguish where one ends and the other begins. In any case, plenty … Continue reading My Year in Review: 2017 Edition!

Happy New Year 2018!

It's finally 2018! As we head into a new year, we're leaving another behind. Another 365 days are past us, and many of us are eager to wipe away past mistakes and start anew. With the first day of 2018 done, there's plenty of optimism with the remaining 364 days to come. I've heard some … Continue reading Happy New Year 2018!