Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Three-Legged Dog

Once upon a time, there was a girl who worked in HR for this clothing company. She didn’t dislike her job, but there was nothing about it that was excellent either. She did feel a great deal of compassion for … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo Week

I was reminded of two Victor Hugo quotes this week. One was on Friday, when I was looking at the website of one of the 1:1 Mentoring project’s new partners: Prieteni Pentru Tine (Friends for you). They have a Victor Hugo … Continue reading

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Hai acasa/Home is where the heart is

A couple of weeks ago, a conference was organized by American Studies students in Bucharest. A call for papers went out, and there were two categories: academic and creative. The topic of the conference was about confused/displaced American identity (I … Continue reading

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Easy Party Potatoes (with fresh Dill)

On May 30th, the first ever RomaniaFEST (an event I made up) was a stunning success, mainly because it revolved around massive quantities of Romanian food. We had Mamaliga, Mici, Cozonac, Bere, Vin, Sarmalute, Placinta cu Dovlac, and more…   … Continue reading

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Ugly Ducklings

My little ducklings discovered Photo Booth and proceeded to take some terrifying pictures on Saturday. We were reading the story of The Ugly Duckling, in my bilingual story book.

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