Just Another Day in Paris

I slept great Wednesday night and woke up Thursday morning well before my alarm, feeling refreshed and full of energy. It seems I've officially made the turn towards being acclimated here. After this morning's LSF class and lunch at the University, we visited the Conciergerie. This is the jail where Marie-Antoinette was held until she was... Continue Reading →

Deaf Theatre and Sign Names

Wednesday morning I woke up not feeling so well and felt a bit icky and low all day. We had LSF class as usual, followed by lunch at the University.  And then after lunch we went to L'International Visual Theatre (IVT). IVT is a joint Deaf/non-Deaf theatre that has been around since the 1970's. It... Continue Reading →

Monday, Not So Fun Day

Monday brought with it a lot of sitting, sitting, sitting. It was an unwelcome change after days and days of activity. We began our day with another LSF (langue des signes française) lesson, this time by a native user of the language. She has little to no ASL/English skills or if she did she did an... Continue Reading →

France Bound

T-minus  4 hours before Shane picks me up to take me to the airport. I still feel a little detached from it all. And a little frazzled, thinking I have a ton left to do even though I really don't. Seth chose to go to school instead of going to the airport with us. I'm... Continue Reading →

Prepping for Paris

Today marks three days before I leave for Paris. As much as it gets mentioned, in life and in my posts here, it's just now starting to feel real. I'm going to miss my family like crazy. I'm going to spend two weeks exhausting myself trying to communicate not only in American Sign Language (ASL), a... Continue Reading →

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