best of & editor’s picks

Here are some of my favorite posts and those that have resonated with readers. Browse by category if you wish. Happy reading!

WordPress EDITOR’S PICKS.

Adventures in Immersion

Use Your Words: Confessions of a Part-Time Parent

Embracing the Absurd

LIFE. On reckoning with culture differences, disenchantment, and saying goodbye.

french people tell me what to do

sweet goodbyes

not a french girl

embracing the absurd

 

TRAVEL. Things that made me say “wow!” and “huh.”

humble pie in lemon land

all lit up: la fête des lumières

rainy colors: a weekend in Strasbourg

sleeping with strangers

shades of blue: falling for gorges du verdon

 

TWENTIES. The rollercoaster thrills of figuring out life in your twenties.

bordeaux: à la foire

neon future: thoughts on life in the liminal stage

less-than-thrilled: when you don’t want your dream

 

TEACHING. I don’t know what I’m doing. Please don’t tell the students.

the goldfish bowl

the real world: an honest account of teaching abroad, 5 months in

in which I ‘faire des bêtises’

 

SOUTH OF FRANCE. Year 2. Stories from Cannes and elsewhere.

mediterranean magic: a walk around monaco

bon vivant on a budget, or, how to be broke in Cannes

eye candy: a guide to Menton

 

MONTLUÇON. Misadventures in the porte-clef to the Auvergne, my temporary home.

bowling with the homies

war & peace & confetti

there are snails in the salad: adventures in renting