Views from French Windows

I've wiled away many hours this week working on my portfolio for the study abroad trip to France. It already feels like it happened much longer ago than it did. My stretched-too-thin brain balks at the idea that it really was just earlier this month! One of the things that I've had to do a... Continue Reading →

The Last Week in France

Owing to no downtime and lousy WiFi, I wasn't able to blog daily about my experiences in France for the second half of my trip.  I don't want to leave those stories untold, nor do I want to spend the next week reliving them all one at a time in blog posts. So I'm going to... Continue Reading →

Ramblings and Random Pictures

It is so good to be home. I missed my family while I was gone but I wasn't really homesick. Now that I'm home, however, it's surprising how nice it is to be here. I was a little worried that coming home would be boring and a little annoying to suddenly have all of my... Continue Reading →

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 →

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