Posted in February 2013

Closing Time

Closing Time

The difficult thing about having international friends, well, it’s that they just don’t stay put. Many of them want to head back on home and others are just ready for their next big adventure somewhere else.  Having been in France for 2.5 years now, and with 90% of my friends being non-French like myself, I’ve … Continue reading

The little things in life

The little things in life

Nothing makes me happier than good food, good drinks, good company and a warm fire on a cold night. That said, I had a wonderful time with Edouard’s family this Saturday in Fontainebleau.  His mother made us a delicious spicy dish from the French Antilles (where she had been on vacation for the past 10 … Continue reading

Still learning… Bus Problems

Still learning… Bus Problems

After living in France for 3 years, I started to assume that I had gotten the hang of Parisian life.  I know the metro like the back of my hand, I know to watch for dog crap when I walk, and I’ve been yelled at enough times for doing things “wrong” to have learned how … Continue reading

Bullied on the Metro

Bullied on the Metro

I am 24 years old and I have never been bullied.  Sure, there were probably kids who said mean things to me when I was in grade school, but it was harmless and it didn’t impact me enough for me to remember it. By age 24 you assume that you’ve gotten past the whole bullying … Continue reading