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Mardi Gras in France: a Louisiana Perspective


Mardi Gras in southern Louisiana is a massive day of celebration that Southern Louisianians wait for impatiently for 364 days of the year. But in in modern-day France it’s just another Tuesday. Whereas in Louisiana people spend well over a month eating … Continue reading

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The Eiffel Tower this week


So the Eiffel tower has really been at it last week. As I shared in my last post we had Blue-White-Red decorations until Thanksgiving day following the events of Nov 13th and then the tower went green (literally) for the … Continue reading

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The Fella: Bad jokes in French


So here’s on for my French readers: J’étais à table avec the Fella et je lui demande de me servir de l’eau et il pose sa fourchette pour me servir de l’eau. Je lui dit: – T’aurait pu finir ta … Continue reading

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The French cannot clap in-time


No matter where the concert is, no matter the level of the concert when musicians launch a French audience into a clap I cringe and pray to God that for once the room is actually filled with foreigners because what is … Continue reading

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4 days in Val de Loire (Loire Valley)


My Momma was in town! After touring for two weeks with the Magnolia Sisters my mom was ending her trip with us in Paris. Well…sort of. Mom, being the smart lady she is didn’t want to spend four august days … Continue reading

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Play at the Theatre de la Renaissance


This weekend the fella’s parents were in Town and they brought us to a play at the Theatre de la renaissance. It was amazing and I would fully suggest doing this one night when you are in Paris. Two steps … Continue reading

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Old image


So i’m on my way to a job interview and I had to come back to this old advert in the metro from 2011. As they say in french “merde, merde,merde”* A+Emilieinparis *the french expression for break a leg

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