La Parisienne, No. 5: Paris Photo Diary

While I claim to be a writer and therefore am well aware of the value and power of words, I’m going to make words sit this one out. I think the best way to share my Parisian experience in all its splendor is to allow you to see it the way I saw it: inContinue reading “La Parisienne, No. 5: Paris Photo Diary”

Truth Talk: Joining a Sorority

Hey friends! Today, I felt like sitting down and writing about how I ended up in a sorority. I think the stories like mine are really important in the grand scheme of Greek life, because a lot of people like me don’t ever join for thinking that they don’t belong. That’s what I thought, too.Continue reading “Truth Talk: Joining a Sorority”

La Parisienne, No. 4: Au Revoir

Well, folks, the adventure has come to a close. I’ve been back home in California for one month. What an adventure it was. There is so much to say that I almost don’t know what to say. I guess I’ll begin by talking about some of my favorite things about Paris:

What the Bible Says About Thankfulness

I love Thanksgiving. Love it. It is a day full of sitting on the couch watching the Macy’s Parade (and the dog show that follows it) and hanging out with your favorite people and eating some dang good food and wearing a cute sweater. Perhaps the best part about Thanksgiving is that it is theContinue reading “What the Bible Says About Thankfulness”

La Parisienne, No. 3: Reflections from Halfway

I wrote this after 2 of my 4 months in Paris. I think it’s worth sharing. …..     …..     ….. When I first arrived in Paris, I had no idea what the study abroad experience would bring. To be quite honest, I didn’t even have time to think about it! I hadContinue reading “La Parisienne, No. 3: Reflections from Halfway”

The 5 Coolest Things I Did During a Weekend in London

Oh, London. What fun you were. Back in September, I took a lil’ trip across the pond from Paris to London to visit a friend studying abroad there. While I was only there for less than three days, I was still able to do some really fun things! Keep reading to see the five coolestContinue reading “The 5 Coolest Things I Did During a Weekend in London”

A Day in Fountainbleau, France

35 miles southwest of Paris lies the town of Fountainbleau, home to the Palace of Fountainbleau, an enormous 13th Century château which was once the home of the French monarchs. Not only are the château and its gardens breathtaking, the town of Fountainbleau itself is amazing! It really embodies that famous “old France” feeling. IContinue reading “A Day in Fountainbleau, France”

La Parisienne, No. 2: Paris is a Lady

Hello friends, and welcome back to my sorta ironic, sorta sarcastic, sorta interesting travel-diary-slash-travel-newsletter. Here, in the La Parisienne series, you will be able to read about all the cool things I’ve been doing, as well as all the ridiculous things that happen to me along the way. In this edition, I fill in some of theContinue reading “La Parisienne, No. 2: Paris is a Lady”