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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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Manors in Brittany

When I came down to the kitchen this morning, two cupcake pieces were sitting pretty on the table waiting for me. Claire’s daughter had apparently made them the day before and made a point to save some for me (#blessed). After breakfast, Claire and I made iced tea and cookies and soon after her daughter’s […]

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Bénodet

I had croissant and tea for breakfast and spent the morning in conversation until lunch. After lunch, Claire took me to this marina or port de plaisance called Bénodet. It was absolutely gorgeous. The wind was out to play and I was captivated by the scenery. We came across a donkey (of all things) on […]

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Lemonade Fun

After eating breakfast the following morning, Claire, her kids, and I gathered in the kitchen to make lemonade, American style. I was in charge of the operation and I felt like I was leading a demonstration on a cooking show. It was so fun. When the lemonade was made, we had

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Helicopter Tour

The next morning, after getting ready for the day, I head down to breakfast and Claire’s daughter shows me some works from her art collection. She then does the sweetest most unexpected thing: offering me one of her paintings. Of course I had to accept! – but on the condition that she sign the art […]

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Quimper Night walk

The most amazing thing happened last night. Claire, our school nurse, invited me over to her place near Quimper for the upcoming break and I am ecstatic. This morning, I packed for my trip and the process was fairly simple and stress free. I chose to use my medium size suitcase because I was not […]

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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 […]