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springtime

Walking on cobblestones in high heels is an art. Walking on wet cobblestones in high heels is a disaster. It rained on Friday. It was hard enough keeping myself up while dodging the cracks in between the slick stones, but … Continue reading

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Welcome (back) to Poitiers!

So I’ve realized that while here in Poitiers…I haven’t really talked much about Poitiers! I’ve talked about school, about the election, about my time spent in other countries abroad while on break from school, but poor little Poitiers has remained … Continue reading

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part 2??

So i know there is probably somebody out there wondering where part two to my February travels is. This blog is not it. This is the why-part-two-is-two-weeks-delayed post. Taking advantage of the fact that the blog picture uploading feature is … Continue reading

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2009: reflecting on the old and looking towards the new!

Bonne Année 2009 et Meilleurs Voeux! Happy New Year, and Best Wishes for 2009! I write this message from the library in Sciences Po. School has been in session for a week now. This Christmas break, I was blessed to … Continue reading

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celeb for a day

Here are links to the video of my classmates and I on French TV! The first two links are on the Sciences-Po Poitiers website homepage: http://www.iberoamerica-sciences-po.fr/ You have to click on: “Voir le reportage du 12/13 : 12/13 France 3 … Continue reading

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Obama won!!!!!

5:40 am Oh my God…..I can’t breathe…Barack Obama won!!!!!!!!! I can’t believe it, I honestly can’t believe it. Not only did I vote for my first president ever, but I’ve voted for the first black president ever of the United … Continue reading

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the election

It is 4:20 am here, and I cannot sleep. My heart is beating so fast, I feel like it will leap right out of my chest. I keep refreshing the New York Times page and seeing which states Obama has … Continue reading

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night musings

I drank some coffee around 11 pm tonight to help me stay up to finish writing an essay for my law class. I finished the essay around 12:20 am, but now I can’t sleep so I decided to blog. My … Continue reading

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la rentrée

So my ingenious plan to hand-wash my clothes overnight didn’t work. Both the shirt and the underwear were still damp in the morning. Long story short, I ended up wearing my swimsuit under a sweatshirt, and prayed no one would … Continue reading

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so much for doing laundry

In my dorm, Roche D’Argent, there is one washer and one dryer for the roughly 100 or so students that live here. Tonight, I took a (rather small) laundry bag of all the clothes that I own in this country … Continue reading

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