Tag Archives: French Language

5 years ago, 5 years later

Five years ago I was about to turn 20. I had just finished my sophomore year at Whitman. I was about to start blogging. And I was about to move to France for the first time.


“Bonjour, Madame!” Nantes revisited

One of the main reasons I wanted to spend a few days in Nantes was to purchase some necessities before heading to Auch. I wasn’t thrown by the shopping itself; what did startle me was being greeted as “madame” almost everywhere I went.

Ramblings on language, culture, fellowships

“Il est utile de connaĆ®tre d’autres langues que la sienne…C’est comme de connaĆ®tre d’autres gens, d’autres pays.”