Scenic Florence

I feel so much brighter today. I spent my mid-morning finishing the walking tour of Florence then made a pit stop at the Piazza Santa Croce before crossing the river to the other side of Florence. The walk alongside the river was pleasant. I visited the Rose Garden, which is quite beautiful, before climbing the […]

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A Day in Auray

I accompanied Louise to the local open market this morning.  After she purchased some vegetables, we stepped right across the street to visit the stately church overlooking the market. I admired the stained glass windows and Angel statues and I loved having the reminder that Angels are all around me throughout this trip. After the […]

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Christmas Market in Rennes

I went to Rennes with Louise and one of her daughters the morning following my first night in Auray. Louise and I walked around Parc Thabour which I really love and have visited before. This park truly feeds my spirit. I passed by the bird menagerie once again and when I got to the church […]

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Postcards From France

Brittany, France. I was very tired on Tuesday but by the time I got to my last class of the morning I was energized. The lesson I planned for this week was on The Roaring Twenties. We explored the topics of the Prohibition era including Speakeasys, mobsters and the rise of organized crime, The Harlem Renaissance including […]

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Weekend: Amiens & Paris Part II

The next day, Sarena and I headed out to a café for breakfast and Stacia met up with us there. I had a pain au chocolat, pain au sucre (?), and some chocolat chaud. Once were done we walked to our rideshare meetup spot and met with the driver and his friend. They were really […]

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Dancing in Plougastel- ft. Pleyben

On Friday, Richard picked me up and I met Lara who is also a member of the traditional Breton dance team. She is really nice and on the ride to Plougastel Richard made a detour to a Calvin church in Pleyben and I took some pictures. I’m definitely going to be going there again maybe […]

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The Candy Fairy

Brittany, France I feel like a Candy Fairy because I have been walking around with a huge blue bag and passing out candy to students, teachers, and staff. There will be a staff picnic on Thursday so I’ll be arriving with loads of candy to spare. I had been planning on asking

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First Class- No Returns or Exchanges Allowed

Brittany, France On Monday, I had my first class. The students were attentive and respectful, which I appreciated. I started class by taking attendance followed by giving a presentation about myself. I then asked the students about what they already knew about the U.S., what they would like to learn or cover during my time […]

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Busy Bee in Cannes

I’ve done a whole lot of moving this weekend. I went to Cannes and Île Saint Honorat on Saturday and then Monaco on Sunday. There is so much to tell yet so little time. I shall expound on these experiences a bit later and I’ve got lots of photos to share. I’m writing down all […]

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