Category Archives: Chicago

Gay Pride Parade

French Word of the Day: l’homosexualité (lome-oh sex-ewe-al-it-eh)- homosexuality I had never been to a Gay Pride Parade, and I figured it was about time after 25 years.  If you don’t love color, you should probably skip this post. My friends … Continue reading

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Danse, Danse, Danse, Danse

French Word of the Day: danse (dawns)- dance Entertainment is a beautiful form of escapism, and music is one of my favorites.  I’m a big fan of things that are happy and bubbly (I know I hide it well under … Continue reading

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La fête de la Saint-Patrick

French Word(s) of the Day: La fête de la Saint-Patrick (la fet day la sawn pah-treek)- St. Patrick’s Day My next treatment is tomorrow, so I’ve spent my last two weekends having fun honoring my Irish ancestors.  (For the record, this … Continue reading

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La Pleine Lune

French Word(s) of the Day: la pleine lune (lah plen loon)- the full moon Did last week feel like it lasted forever to anyone else?  By the end of Monday, I knew I was in trouble because I was convinced … Continue reading

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Fall

French Word of the Day: l’automne (aw tum)- autumn Fall ends tomorrow, and with it, my opportunities to post the 5 thousand pictures I’ve taken on my phone.  (A season is only good to me if it’s photogenic.) In case … Continue reading

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More Lupus Walkin’

French Word of the Day: le comité (co me tay)- the committee Rocio will be able to make all her ideas for next year’s Lupus Walk become a reality.  She and I have both been placed on the Lupus Walk Committee … Continue reading

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Trop Chaud

French Word(s) of the Day: trop chaud (troh show)- too hot    Mother Nature has been testing us all with her heat waves.  Perhaps she’s trying to burn us all of the face of the Earth?  Because in case you … Continue reading

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