Paris Is the Boy with the Beanie and Dreadlocks

A city of millions, Paris makes every woman and every man feel unique. Something in her air—crisp and cold in winter, heavy with the promise of thunder in summer—whispers in your ear: you are my favorite! The flowing wine emboldens you with audacity. Magical particles baked into your daily baguette ration (and the croissant you…

Sittin’ in a park in Paris, France…

I was a free man in Paris I felt unfettered and alive There was nobody calling me up for favors And no one’s future to decide You know I’d go back there tomorrow But for the work I’ve taken on -Joni Mitchell

Food for Kings (and Queens!)

My all-time favorite dessert is pumpkin pie. I absolutely adore pumpkin pie, with just a dollop of fluffy white whipped cream on top. I spend my entire year looking forward to the fall, yes, for the beautiful autumn colors and the crisp clear air, but also for the pumpkin pie. Is it the waiting that…

Ask Me Another!

In light of the facts that it has been AGES since I last blogged, and that I’m about half way through my contracted time in Troyes, I’ve decided to write a simple Q&A style blog entry. We’ve also come up on a new year since the last time I wrote, and as the end of…

Il était une fois Noël…

And after a good long break…we’re back! Enjoy some photos from the past month: the nice-effort Christmas lights of Troyes; the stunning decorations of Strasbourg, France’s Christmas markets; a brief jaunt into Germany; Christmas holidays with the family; and some other extra tidbits!