Monthly Archives: January 2012

My Main Man, Monet

French Word(s) of the Day: les nymphéas (lay nym-fay-ah)- the waterlilies My friend, Jenna, is currently a student at the Art Institute of Chicago which means she can get me into the museum for free.  As many of you know, … Continue reading

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Winter Flowers

French Word(s) of the Day: le jardin (luh jhar dawn)- the garden We had our first huge snow of the year about 3 days ago which means that I’m ready for the snow to melt.  Winter should only last 3 … Continue reading

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To Eat or Not To Eat

French Word of the Day: sucre (sue- cruh)- sugar With 2012 has come everyone’s resolutions.  While mine are all lofty goals like world peace and ending world hunger (or they would be if I’d made them), everyone else has the … Continue reading

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French Word(s) of the Day: bonne année (bone ann-nay)- Happy New Year! I always want to say the direct translation of Happy New Year, which is bonne nouvelle année, but the French cut out the “new” part.  You’re just going … Continue reading

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