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French Summer 2018

Our summer 2018 trip to France.

Are We There Yet?

I feel pleasantly numb and it makes me smile. My evil plan worked—a four-hour night’s sleep to disconnect from reality. Take that, stupid brain!

All Over the Place

I can’t stand these last few days when it’s almost over but not quite yet. I don’t know who I am anymore, nor where I belong or where I want to be.

7 Weird Things French Say

It’s funny how exotic French can sound when you’re no longer immersed in the culture. Here are a few expressions and words I rediscover when I go to France.

Art That Moves You

What kind of art moves you the most? What’s the creative discipline you enjoy best? Literature, performing arts, visual arts?

The Werewolves Theory

For once it’s not the noise level that grabs my attention but red and blue lights flashing into the living room, and by extension, into the bedroom where I’m falling asleep on my book.

The Mysterious Scammer

Maybe that’s why I noticed her. She was standing alone in the street and she didn’t seem like the kind of person who would stand alone in an empty street.

The Forest by the Beach

Wherever you are in the world, whatever your background is, I’m sure you are familiar with the hard-to-define but easy-to-understand concept of family dynamics.