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Charles Baudelaire

To the Reader

To the Reader Folly, error, sin, and penny-pinching
Preoccupy our minds and belabor our bodies
And we feed our amiable remorse
Like beggars nourishing their vermin. 280 more words


Gallant Remembering her Interview with Sartre

On May 21 2008 in Paris, Marta Dvorak interviewed Mavis Gallant at the famous Café Dome about her long career as a writer and journalist. In remembering her career as a journalist at the… 1,025 more words


Marcel Proust

Letting my sorrow flow free and sweet. — Marcel Proust, In Search of Lost Time Volume 2: In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower or Within a Budding Grave… 7 more words


Je Vais Mal

Don’t worry, this isn’t another political-ish post. Not today.

I feel like I’ve hit my stride with teaching French to preschoolers. When my announcements on the playground of, “Hey friends, I’ll be teaching French in the Discovery Room for whoever wants to join me!” are met with 4-year-old boys exclaiming to each other, “FRENCH! 625 more words


Interview with Emmanuelle, French teacher, photo & gastronomy teacher

Hi Emmanuelle, while working in the Art world, you’re preparing a Master of Bilingual Education at Hunter College, and you offer French classes on MyTutorSpeaksFrench. Could you introduce yourself and describe your experience? 328 more words

New York

Tarte aux pommes

French apple pie has nothing to do with its American patriotic cousin from the Vermont state.  In France we call  apple pie: “Tarte aux pommes” and it is more of a tart than a pie. 149 more words

Los Angeles