Everyday Life in Paris

How I Became a Pescetarian

The year I decided to become a “permanent expatriate” in France was the year I became a “pescetarian.” Translation: In 2005, as a teaching assistant nearing the end of her nine-month visa, I officially told my family I wasn’t leaving France. I also began eating fish. Staying in France was not a difficult decision. Becoming […]

Everything but the Kitchen…Countertop

Before heading out on our apartment search two years ago, I had only one criteria: it had to have a kitchen countertop. I said it jokingly, not really thinking we would end up with everything but. This afternoon I decided to find out just how small our kitchen is. I pulled out the ruler and […]