Monthly Archives: January 2014

Paper Social

Forget Facebook and Snapchat. I’m casting a vote for books as favorite form of social media. There’s just something physical about the relationship between reader and a real-life ink-and-paper book. It starts in the bookstore: after spending hours deliberating, jauntily tilting the spines off the shelves to read the teasers, the stack of books mounting in your […]

Resolution Jenga

Three months in, recently returned from a week home to the States for Christmas, and the verdict is more or less settled: being an au-pair is wretched drudgery of work for monstrous three foot tall bosses. The constant refrain: This is not why I came to Paris. It’s how I came to Paris. And I am […]