me: what do i wear with harem pants?
friend: [laughs] [pause]
me: that was a real question, you know.
Stuff Parisians Like Blog: Foreign Girls →
I just laughed for a good minute: “A quick peak inside a Parisian bar will give you a good indication of how love works in the City of Love. A traditional bar in Paris will be 75% guys. 22% foreign girls and a handful of French girls on the loose (usually just accompanying their boyfriends). In bars, Parisian men discover an unsuspected reality: foreign girls are different. They can dance....
Let the countdown begin...
Visa: done. Ticket to France: booked. Deposit on apartment in Paris: done. Days until my birthday: 34 Days until departure: 35
Get with the times, Greg. There’s a new thing called women’s lib. It...– Marcia, in The Brady Bunch Movie
This Week In Numbers
Number of: Moderately shitty things to happen to me: 1 Supremely shitty things to happen to me: 1 Amazing and awesome things to happen to me: 2 (CNN; Paris apartment) E-mails sent received random dudes: 5 Offensive IMs received from random dudes: 1 Awkward conversations: 2 Euros sent to France: Ohhhh far too many to count Pounds lost: 2 Pounds gained after feast of cheeses: 1 Times I...
ameliamagritte: So today I did this CNNLive segment on Online Dating Dealbreakers, based off this article that Leonora wrote for The Frisky. Coincidentally, Julia Allison was on “It’s On With Alexa Chung” (I am totally jealous of this) to discuss a similar subject. Anyhoo, one of the things the CNN anchor asked me about was a letter from a CNN reader who basically said that Leo’s post was just...
i would like
To go to Habana Outpost and DBGB in the near near future. That is all.
10 goals for my year in france
1. Become completely fluent. Or at least, as advanced as I possibly can. 2. Create a feeling of home on my own. 3. Make new friends (and also get out of comfort zones by going to meetups, reaching out to others, not being passive). 4. Fall in love. If not with a French man (although this would greatly aid in goal #1), then with myself. 5. Ok fine, fall in love. 6. Have passionate arguments...