Strawberry Fields Aren’t Forever

“Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths and encourage the arts and commerce.” -JFK I’ve been thinking a lot lately about an essay I read a long time ago. I must have been in 8th or 9th grade when my mom came home with a college entrance…

We All Live in Bikinis

In my lessons this week, we’ve been learning about California. One of the activities has been to watch this video, a clip promoting tourism in California. It’s only about 30 seconds long, but I love all the visuals: makes me miss my state! I’ve also enjoyed using it in class because it depicts a lot…

Out & About in Troyes

More of me pretending to be a fabulous photographer. Out and around in Troyes in the autumn.

Un P’tit Café?

At the end of a day filled with linguistic miscommunications, or maybe just blah weather, I dream of soy chais and pumpkin spice lattes. Although I was never one to miss burgers, peanut butter, or Chipotle, I can’t help but long for Starbucks at the end of an all-too-common gray Troyes day. I’ve always appreciated…