27 Lessons I Learned in 27 Years

March 25th marks my birthday-- this year, I turn 27. I've comfortably entered my late twenties, and it's quite surreal to think that I have done and seen so much of this world in my young life...and there remains a lot more to discover! I've made it a tradition in the last five years to … Continue reading 27 Lessons I Learned in 27 Years

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

My Bucket List for Europe — Part 4

Around this time every year, I dedicate a post to my current bucket list of places that I want to visit in Europe within the next 12 months. I'd made a list last year, and I'd managed to get to seven of the 11 destinations listed on there. This year's will be a bit of … Continue reading My Bucket List for Europe — Part 4

10 Things I’d Like to Tell my Students (as a former teacher)

Up until this past May, I had been a teacher for four years. Specifically, I was an ESL teacher who had taught English abroad in France. I taught various grade levels, from middle school to university level, from preteens to full-grown adults. I consider it my "first real job" out of college, and while it … Continue reading 10 Things I’d Like to Tell my Students (as a former teacher)

What It’s Like Being a Lectrice d’Anglais in France

Salut! With la rentrée in full swing this time of year, I am reflecting on my time spent as a lectrice d'anglais back when I used to live in France for work. I spent two years working in the Lyon region between 2017 and 2019, teaching in a mid-size city to first and second-year undergraduate science students. While it … Continue reading What It’s Like Being a Lectrice d’Anglais in France