the stairways up to the butte can make the wretched sigh / while the windmill wings of the moulin shelter you and I

Two posts in a few days - what is the world coming to? ;-) This was a chill weekend. I was trying to relax and recouperate after being dead all last week. But then, yesterday evening, I got restless. I hadn't left the apartment all day, so I decided, as it was nearly dusk, to …

What is normal?

I wish there was something interesting I could tell you, but there really isn't. Life has settled into a pattern. A very hectic, busy pattern, rather akin to my life at school. I'm taking 6 classes (20th century Euro history, Classical Literature - Epistolary, Literary Genres, Sociology of the Media, French Art History up to …

Nuit Blanche

Today, my host sister Virginie asked me to explain Thanksgiving to her. That was interesting. I've come to the conclusion that it's a silly holiday, but still yummy, and that's what matters. While Americans know how to party, I've decided that the French really know how to celebrate. In France, they have an annual festival …