Homesick

When I left France in June, I was sad for a multitude of reasons. Leaving meant hitting the “restart” button on L and I’s long-distance status. I was saying goodbye to my belle-famille until Christmastime. I was seeing some of my students for the last time before they graduated – before they moved on to […]

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A Christmas and New Year in France

I feel so lucky to say that I’ve been able to spend the last two Christmas and New Year’s in France. This Christmas season was filled with so much love, laughter, and high-quality belle-famille time. I don’t have much I want to say in this post, but instead just share some photos from the holidays. I hope […]

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Destination: Obernai, Strasbourg, and Colmar, France

Just two days after I arrived in France, L and I zipped out of Clamecy early Friday morning and headed to his sister’s place in Obernai, France, about 30 minutes outside of Strasbourg. L’s sister (let’s nickname her P) recently started working as a librarian at a collége in Obernai, so we used the vacances de Noel as a […]

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My Christmas Tag

While we’ve had minimal snow in Clamecy so far, the decorations around town, visiting Christmas markets, and listening to Christmas music is putting me in the perfect Christmas spirit! While Christmas is not my favorite holiday (it’s New Year’s Eve for me!), I’m happy to spread a little of Christmas cheer on my blog after […]

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