Why I’m Choosing to Stop Drinking

Alcohol. It makes us feel all sorts of emotions: happy, calm, confident, fun, etc. It's a tool we use to loosen up with strangers, relax after a long day of work, and forget our troubles. Especially when the going gets tough, it's simple to kick back, pop open a beer, and tune out in front …

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Happy 2019!

It's finally 2019! What a year 2018 has been...from the bad to the good, I found this past year to be quite the roller-coaster compared to previous years. But I've survived, though, and I'm ready to tackle 2019! Looking back, I found 2018 to be one of the harder years in my adulthood so far. …

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To Live or Not to Live with Roommates… (my story)

...that's the question. From my personal experiences, I lived with roommates throughout my four years at university and then for just over a year this past year during my third (going into fourth) year in France. Due to these experiences, I've developed ideas about living together with people, especially those whom I didn't really know. …

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Bars or House Parties? (my experiences)

Especially if you're of drinking age (which varies depending on country), then you've probably had your fair share of consuming an adult beverage in a variety of settings. From bars to clubs to house parties, you've probably done them all. However, just which one trumps them all (subjectively, of course)? Granted, it can be hard …

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The Return to France! (and for the last time?)

Bonjour, bloggers! If you've been following my blog for the last few years, then you'd know that I've been dividing my life currently between the U.S. (where I was born and raised) and France (where I currently work). I'm an English teacher abroad, which means that I live abroad during the school year from September until …

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