Our Missing Firsts

Moving abroad, all you can think about are your firsts. The first time you will buy a bottle of wine, crepes, escargots, climb the Eiffel Tower, walk down Champs Elysees… you never really think about the firsts you will be missing back home.

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If We Were Having Coffee (Late Edition)

I apologize for not being able to write this on time for Thursday (my original day in posting these)!

If we were having coffee… I would say that Paris is driving me crazy. I have realized that I am not the only one it has done that to. I wonder if it is the rush of the city, the speed, everyone at their own thing.I went to a free read poetry bar last night and I realized that a lot of them felt that Paris is one of the biggest lies in the world. Paris drives me crazy… but it is not one of the biggest lies. It is a city. If Paris was a lie, so then is Los Angeles and New York City and London… Because it is not the individual cities that are the lies, but the idea of a city in itself. Continue reading “If We Were Having Coffee (Late Edition)”