One of my favorite gardens is in the center of Paris, tucked away from the hustle of the city, is the Jardin du Palais Royal. There are plenty of cafes to stop by and drink a coffee while enjoying the arrival of Spring. Cafes in the winter are a place to gather and have a [...]


Today is the beginning. Today is the beginning of the long wait. Today is  the beginning of nervously wondering what they are thinking while reading my grades and French letters, which I took weeks to write and had four separate French people look at and re-read over and over again, until I felt it was [...]

Avoir l’Accent

Accent: nom masculin 1.  Signe graphique sur une lettre In English: A mark indicating stress, vowel quality or pitch. 2. L'accent est une particularité de diction d'un locuteur dans une langue donnée. Il est propre à une région ou un milieu social. In English: A distinctive way of pronouncing a language, especially one associated with a particular country, area, or [...]