Monthly Archives: January 2012

To Err is Human

“ELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL…, ERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR…repeté s’il te plait!” “ELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL, EAIIIRRRRRASDKFLJSKDGLJKSRRRRRR” “Non, non!  Attention!”  My French professor claps her hand and points to me.  “You! Watch my mouth, yes?  ELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL, ERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR…okay?” I look at her helplessly and place my tongue on the top of … Continue reading

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Laura at “The Everyday Life of a Young American Girl in France” ( has kindly bestowed me with the Versatile Blogger Award:  (tah-dah!) Thank you so much, Laura!! Upon receiving this award I am to list 7 things about myself … Continue reading

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The Romance of a Sale

I love sales.  Love them.  I will buy things that I don’t really find attractive or things that I absolutely do not need based solely on the fact that they are on sale.  As a dear friend of mine puts … Continue reading

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