Tag Archive: expat life

Dear Paris,

… and Dear France, Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the amazing year, the incredible new friends, the too-brief dip into your beautiful culture, and for the time of my… Continue reading

Shocking: The Real Purpose of Your Life

As a person who’s taken almost a year off of the traditional path, sometimes I beat myself up for what I’ve done, especially as I grapple with all the re-entry issues I’m about… Continue reading

The Great Paris Puzzle: Figuring Out How to Stay

I’m leaving Paris. That’s an awful sentence to write, let alone an awful reality to face. If you’ve read my blog at all, you might recall (by the roughly 6,782 mentions) how much… Continue reading

Adventures in Expatting: Terror at the Franprix

Take a good look at this picture, my friends, because this is the face of torture. For the uninitiated, it’s just a stack of plastic bags at the end of the register at… Continue reading

In Search of a Concrete Bulldog: This Is My Paris

If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you’re 1) a friend and you’re being nice (thank you) or 2) you want to know what it’s like to cut the cord on your life… Continue reading