Monthly Archives: November 2014

seule

| alone (feminine adjective) | /sœl/ What a strange thing it is to be alone. On the one hand, you feel liberated, untethered, and free. On the other, you feel like you’ve been left to navigate dark waters. I sit … Continue reading

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amitié

| friendship (feminine noun) | /amitje/ To my friends I’ve met abroad (past and present), These are the strongest bonds I know. There’s something about travel that makes us cling to each other like frightened children. Far from our native … Continue reading

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brouillard

| fog (masculine noun) | /bʀujaʀ/ Sometimes there are moments of great sorrow. After two weeks of paid vacation, I found myself dreading going back to school. The students don’t give a damn about English, or me, for that matter. … Continue reading

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