Better Know a French…WOMAN!
I’ve been trying to regularly contribute to Better Know a Frenchman, my series about the people behind the names on streets signs and buildings all across France. Shortly after I started the series, I found out about a feminist movement to put more WOMEN’S names in those places of honor. FémiCité is a project by … More Better Know a French…WOMAN!
Smell the Roses
In dark times, sometimes we just need to be surrounded by flowers. Being fall, it’s not so easy to find many flowers in nature, so I thought it would be a perfect day to throw way way back to a beautiful and flower-filled place I visited back in 2013, when I interned in Paris. Then, I saw … More Smell the Roses
Courage, Paris 💔💙
I was planning to write something fun and light-hearted tonight, maybe about some high points of my week, or another random story from my life, but I’m just so sad and in shock. Paris tonight suffered one of the scariest and most unprecedented coordinated terrorist attacks in recent memory. The death toll continues to rise, … More Courage, Paris 💔💙
Wordless Wednesday – Graffitis
Pont des Arts post Paris Love Locks I didn’t even know Wordless Wednesday was a thing until today…but I am taking full advantage! Happy Humpday, friends 😊 ❂
Better Know a Frenchman: Jules Ferry
Once you’ve wandered through enough cities in France, you begin to notice some similarities beyond cobblestone-lined quarters and fragrant boulangeries. Just as we do in the US, the French name their streets and schools after their most impressive men and women and many of them crop up over and over again. After a while, my friends … More Better Know a Frenchman: Jules Ferry