Tag Archives: United States

jamais

| never (adverb) | /ʒamɛ/ Coming home each summer is strange; it’s like re-entering a parallel reality to which I have no access during the other eleven months of the year. Once at home, I find myself trying to reintegrate … Continue reading

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étoiles

| stars (feminine plural noun) | /etwal/ I remember those first days back in the United States: the immensity of it all; those wide, open spaces dwarfing me. At night, the sky seemed infinite. I grew dizzy as I spun … Continue reading

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conduire

| to drive (verb) | /kɔ̃dɥiʀ/ Those long, beloved American highways have always been one of the strange joys I relish upon returning home. Those roads stretch to infinity, representing limitless possibilities to young and roving argonauts. Although those same roads become … Continue reading

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états-unis

| the United States (masculine plural noun) | /etazyni/ Since arriving in France, I could place all of my French friends, acquaintances, and mistakes on a spectrum. On the one end, you have your American fetishists who love American culture, American … Continue reading

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