Happy New Year 2019! (and 2018 reflections)

2019 has arrived! Another year has passed-- some of us are reminiscing about it, while some of us are glad to move on. Whether or not you believed that 2018 was a good or bad year, it's without a doubt that a lot has happened for each and every one of us-- the big events, … Continue reading Happy New Year 2019! (and 2018 reflections)

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Happy Holidays 2018!

Hello! Taking a break from writing about my travels to wish all of you a wonderful holiday season. Whether you're staying at home, living abroad, or traveling this time of year, I hope all of you enjoy your time as the year comes to an end! I'm currently back home (aka Los Angeles, my hometown) for … Continue reading Happy Holidays 2018!

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!

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)