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NOLA Day #3, or my apparent quest to walk thousands of steps on minimal sleep.

I’ve already received one comment on my last post, from @aleksawal. She is currently in NOLA, as well, and is very behind in her blog posts. 1,064 more words

Dashingly Handsome Movie Great, Frenchman Louis Jourdan Dies at 93

Louis Jourdan was married to his sweetheart for 60 years until she died last year. That was his one and only marriage.

Watching his old films, as I’ve often done, you know you’re watching a decent, civilized man, a Euro man through and through. 168 more words

Dealing with Air France: An Anecdote

I like the French as much as the next America (which is not very much), but I cannot stress to you enough how terrible taking Air France has been. 709 more words

International Travel

Jan 20-22: classes and drinks

I need to write these more frequently because I can’t remember what I did on which day.

First class, “voix du peuples” with a professor who, after reading about her online, seemed like she’d be great but really difficult. 1,726 more words

JUST THE FUNNY (Jan 17-Jan 20)

This blog post is consists of several funny interactions and one list. There is nothing linear/serious here

Things french men say to get to you pay attention to them: “where are you from” in horrible English; “ca va” while you’re walking down the street (one guy asked me if I was worried about walking home and wanted him to walk with me. 678 more words

"I suppose if a man has something once, always something of it remains."

The entire day, I didn’t see a single person that I know, kind of by choice. That was my Thanksgiving in New Orleans in 2014. I had just gotten back into town and a few people had invited me to their Friendsgivings, but they all seemed like pleasantries rather than a strong desire for me to come. 1,614 more words

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