Monthly Archives: October 2010

la vie est belle

Stop! Look around. Are you running? Where are you going? Do you even know? Have you heard the deafening silence of the forest? The sound of the stream flowing comfortably down the riverbed? Have you stood at the top of … Continue reading

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inner zen

After spending a week in the Vosges, I feel so incredibly refreshed and happy! I had an amazing, amazing, time there – it was difficult to leave. The family I stayed with was absolutely incredible, I will give many more … Continue reading

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the farmer in the dell??

On Friday, I gave my students some candy for Halloween, yelled Bonnes Vacances, and skipped merrily back home. It’s vacation time people! What? What’s that you say? I just started working three weeks ago? I couldn’t possible have a two … Continue reading

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life’s funny timings

I woke up around eight am, jumped out of my bed and into the cold, and set the kettle to brew some Saturday morning coffee. I was leaving Verdun for the day! Or so I thought. I couldn’t help pushing … Continue reading

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validation of my liberal arts education!

I just read a fabulous article about moral imagination and self-indulgence! It definitely describes some of the questions I asked myself during the course of my college career, as well as inspired me to continue doing what I love ! … Continue reading

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paella party

Sometimes, when you wake up in the morning and you can see your breath, you just need a little spice. Cue Thursday night dinner club. You are all wecome to join, although you must bring wine. C and I were … Continue reading

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epic kitchen fails

I had many culinary trials this week. Because I do not work forty hours a week (in fact I work much less than that! mwaha), I am able to spend more time than usual cooking. I am loving it! However, … Continue reading

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