When I wake up muttering in French because it’s too early, I count that as a good omen for the day.
After 5 months of waiting and finagling and looking for every possible back alley means of smuggling my diploma from the French Harvard, the Sorbonne University in Paris, to Los Angeles, it has finally arrived! The administration lost my request for my diploma at least three different times and even the US Post Office insisted … More My face when I came home and found my MASTERS DIPLOMA waiting for me!! #joyofjoys
When I was living in France, I was teaching Psychology and Sociology in English at the local university. Do I have a degree in either one of these fields? Nope. But I’m a native English speaker and the material was provided. It was an amazing job! I worked 7 hours a week my last semester … More #PitchMadness ain’t finished yet! (or An open window: Musings on Moments Abroad)
I haven’t felt this awake in ages. Since returning from my Orlando trip, I wake up at 7am daily and feel like it’s 10am. The last time I spent enough time some place to get acclimated to the time zone, I was in France and the difference was 9 hours. Waking up at 4am PST … More Can someone please bottle #jetlag ? #kthanks
1. You awake and groggily turn to your significant other and say, “Bonjour!” 2. When you are startled, scared, or absurdly angry you curse in said language. “Merde!” 3. You sing along to the most repetitive of songs. “Alors on danse” by Stromae http://youtu.be/7pKrVB5f2W0 4. You fight the urge to debate in said language because you’re better at arguing in it. 5. … More 5 ways you know you speak a #foreign language #fluently