Tag Archives: coffee

pavé

| cobblestone (masculine noun) | /pave/ I have friends who have spent months traveling alone through South America and Africa, so you may scoff at my one-week solo trip through Scotland. But it was nothing short of a personal victory. … Continue reading

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oser

| to dare (verb) | /oze/ I am guilty of obsessively exploring the same topics on my blog: that constant ricochet between mania and despair, and the self-directed anger that comes with it. Afterall, I’ve brought this all upon myself … Continue reading

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été

| summer (masculine noun) | /ete/ I’ve never liked summer. Those long, sweltering days make my eyes roll back in my head. I ride out caffeine highs driving swiftly down winding country roads leading to oblivion. I feel weightless and … Continue reading

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toit

| roof (masculine noun) | /twa/ For the past week I’ve been renting an apartment in Paris’ 7th arrondissement, just steps away from the Musée d’Orsay. I’m on the seventh floor, just beneath the roof, so I’ve befriended the local pigeons who … Continue reading

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café

| coffee (masculine noun) | /ˈkæfeɪ/ I believe I’ve found a spot, a favorite place. You know, that cafe or bench where you stop to read, work, enjoy a drink, a conversation, or a quiet moment. I’ve just arrived in Bordeaux, so … Continue reading

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