Author Archives: The Meghan

About The Meghan

I'm a lupus survivor who spent a year and a half in France. Now, I'm trying to incorporate the best parts of French culture into an American lifestyle.

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French Word of the Day: inattendu (awn-ah-tawn-doo)- unexpected When I wrote my last post, I wasn’t expecting anyone to actually read it.  I thought maybe two people would see it and that they’d both be related to me.  I’ve been overwhelmed … Continue reading

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28e Anniversaire et 10th Anniversary

French Word of the Day: Le futur (luh foo-tour)- the future I wasn’t sure that I was going to write this one, but I thought it was a good one to note. 10 years ago today, I had just returned … Continue reading

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Thinking of Paris

French Word(s) of the Day: la paix– Peace The attacks that happened last night were horrific, and I’m thinking of all of my friends and family in Paris. My friends and family were all safe, but my heart goes out … Continue reading

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April Fools an Hour and Some Odd Minutes Early

French Word(s) of the Day: imbéciles d’avril (awm-bay-seal dav-real)- April Fools April Fools Day is not my thing.  I’m not good at thinking up pranks that aren’t illegal.  And if they were legal, I’m afraid to do them to someone … Continue reading

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Love the Louvre

French Word of the Day: fatigue (fah-tea-gay)- tired I hope you all had a great Valentine’s Day.  I spent mine filing my taxes. (I can hear you all swooning at how romantic that is.)  It was true romance between Uncle … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Dead People

French Word(s) of the Day: pierre tombale (pee-air tum-ball)- tombstone Strangely enough, we spent a lot of time in cemeteries checking out the gravestones. People would flock to Oscar Wilde’s grave to kiss it (while wearing lipstick so it would … Continue reading

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More Monet

French Word(s) of the Day: juste nos quatre (juice-st no cat-rah)- just us four Sam leads a tour through through Claude Monet’s home in Giverny.  We were in luck; the week we were in France was one of the last … Continue reading

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