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My New Math Brain

As a high school student there was pretty much one thing that caused me to completely stress out: math. If I wasn’t getting ten minutes for a “pop quiz” I was getting 50 minutes to take a test that was worth 70% of my semester grade while leaving me feeling grossly ill-prepared. 527 more words

Cultural Observations

La musique de Paris -- The music of Paris

France Travel Tip #4 — Take some time to wander aimlessly in Paris, particularly nearby the largest tourist attractions, at all different times of day. We found street performers everywhere.

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Some bad, mostly good, and a post in which I try to catch-up, but fail

I knew this would happen inevitably, that I would have a lot to post during the beginning of my stay here, but since classes have picked up swing (we’re halfway through the… 1,270 more words

Experiences Abroad

Catching Butterflies

Portraits of France… (Catching Butterflies)

Les papillons dans l‘air,
One by one we catch them,
These pieces of une vie étrangère,


We trap them with our lens, 208 more words

Apprendre Le Français

Trekking Salkantay

The last time I talked about the Peru trip, Ben and I made it to Cusco. We took a taxi to our hotel, Hotel Arqueologo… 3,452 more words


embarrassed to be 40...almost

today marks forty days til i turn forty years old. a while back, in an anticipation of this approaching milestone, i set some goals for myself. 706 more words

Cultural Observations

Seeing Taylor Swift on GMA in Times Square

Taylor Swift was on David Letterman the night before we went to visit, so I figured she was appearing at other places in NYC this week to promote her new album. 442 more words

Travel Experiences