What got me through 2020

What got me through 2020? 1. Watching 90 Day Fiancé in all its permutations I have watched 90 Day Fiancé since it first aired and out of the whole 90 Day Fiancé universe I think there are maybe two seasons I haven’t really watched. All the spin-offs that aired during the year have been a […]

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The Future of Black Youth (in America)- Revisited

It is with a heart that I write this letter. Another black youth slaughtered for no apparent reason. Based on the grounds that someone else felt uncomfortable, supposedly viscerally threatened by the sight of you. Your mere presence engenders such fear in another human being that they feel the only solution to ease their fear, […]

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23 & Me

I have officially left my town in Brittany. I packed everything I needed to, booked my ticket to return home and returned my wi-fi box. I then ate a huge plate of spaghetti and while drying the dishes I hit my lip really hard with a pot. I had to take care of the bleeding […]

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First weeks in Finistère

I have been in the department of Finistère for two weeks and everything is going really well. I taught my first class yesterday and a few classes today. Everyone has been really sweet; Leah especially. She helped me get settled, open an account, and sign up for internet.

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Next Phase, New Site

I will continue writing about my time in France. To catch up on my previous stories about my first time in France, which includes my travels while studying abroad, please click here. Following that experience, I am now looking forward to really diving into writing about what happened next during phase two […]

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The Yannick Noah Concert

The Yannick Noah concert was lively. En route to the concert I learned that Yannick Noah was a French tennis player turned singer who is actually the father of Joachim Noah, an NBA player. The stadium was filled and even though I knew none of his music I still had a good time and I loved the […]

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Monaco III: Palace to Casino

The day after the Best Night Ever Stacia, Marthe, Brandon, Michael and his friend Al , and I went to Monaco.    We had originally planned to visit the Palace in Monaco but learned thatit was closed to the public after trudging up the huge incline leading to it. We did not end up being disappointed […]

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Best Night Ever

I had the best night ever. So after calling Stacia to find out where we would be meeting, I got ready and headed to Wayne’s. Marthe, Brandon, Michael and his friend, and Stacia had already pregamed before getting there. I met them at the bar but the bartender was very rude so we left. We […]

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The Synchronicity of Seashells

On Friday, I slept in then was online all day and in the evening we had les coquilles Saint-Jacques for dinner. This is synchronicity because I (along with my fellow program mates) had just had a private tour of Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques in Toulouse last weekend. The coquille (scallop shell/seashell) is the sign/symbol associated with Saint Jacques […]

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