Whilst in Quebec, David and I couchsurfed with three different fabulous hosts who gave us tours, taught us card games, and explained the crazy complicated politics of Quebec – all in French! Here in DC, we’ve hosted three different groups of French couchsurfers
What surprised me the most about intensive language study is how unsettling emotional the whole process can be.
Many apologies for my blogging silence over the last few weeks – j’étudie français – and it has taken over my life. At any rate, here’s a short recap of […]
If you think about it, Americans love public ceremony and putting others on the spot. Thus our obsession with reality TV where folks find out life-changing information (engagements, court adjudications, […]
For the first time since October, I have slept in the same bed for over three weeks! Feels good to be more stable and not living out of a suitcase. Beyond the apartment, reunions with old friends have made the move feel even more like a home-coming.
People often ask me when I decided that I wanted to join the Foreign Service, and the answer is that this first week has truly been a long time comin’. […]
What’s Faith been up to? The third week of September was one of the most stressful weeks of my life. First, on Monday morning I found out that my UK […]