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Vie Française |

What the French Révolution means to me

I want to shove underlined passages under the noses of uninterested Frenchmen, to point to them and say, “Look, see. This is why you are the way you are. This is why I will never be like you.”

Vie Française |

Giving my heart to France

I fell in love with France easily, but giving my heart wholly to a new country and language took more time; it’s easy to fall in love with France, but how do you stay in love when she won’t let you in?

Escapades |

Experiences in France: Mouvaux

It’s like… watching television while my mother is vacuuming. Just enough comprehension to make it completely and wholly frustrating when I can’t pick out enough words to understand… Since arriving in the North of France, it feels as if it’s been weeks since my thoughts were clear.