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10 French Wardrobe Essentials

After 3 ½ weeks of observation here in Lyon I’ve discovered 10 pieces of clothing french women can’t live without. Clothing that I hope to purchase in the upcoming months (Time to take up some tutoring on the side…) This list is in no particular order. 445 more words


La chorale

I’ve always loved to sing.

When I was a kid I gave some memorable performances in the school choir. My rendition of Eliza Doolittle singing ‘Wouldn’t it be loverly?’ in junior high school is fondly remembered by a few people who are still kind enough to be my friends. 492 more words


Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

All men have stars, but they are not the same things for different people. For some, who are travelers, the stars are guides. For others they are no more than little lights in the sky. 150 more words


Louis Aragon

And when she’s alone again, as truly alone in the world as she’s always felt herself to be, she looks at herself in a bamboo-framed mirror. 68 more words


Paul Celan


Autumn eats its leaf out of my hand: we are friends.
From the nuts we shell time and we teach it to walk:
then time returns to the shell. 124 more words


Roman Payne

The ‘Muse’ is not an artistic mystery, but a mathematical equation. The gift are those ideas you think of as you drift to sleep. The giver is that one you think of when you first awake. ― Roman Payne


Paula McLain

More and more I found myself at a loss for words and didn’t want to hear other people talking either. Their conversations seemed false and empty. 26 more words