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Have you missed me? Did you forget I existed? It’s been six-long months since my last blog. Six painfully slow months. The French, the French, it nearly killed me. I gave up NPR for the French. I gave up holidays and snow days and weekends for months and months. I gave up writing. I gave up wine. I even attempted unsuccessfully to give up coffee (my French teacher thought I talked too… Read More

Seven months to learn a new language. That is my current job, my life. It’s not the sort of process you can shut off come 6:00 pm. Weekend breaks equal weekend leaks—le français flutters away. I didn’t want to learn a new language. I knew it would be nearly impossible. I just wanted to relearn my old Spanish. That I knew I could do. But the decision came down from above. French… Read More