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This American Life

On Thursday, I celebrated my 14th Thanksgiving.  14 years as a Parisian in America. My first Thanksgiving was a classic affair.  It was the year 2000. Cranberry sauce, football, and Bud Lights under palm trees and Californian sunshine.  One year, … Continue reading

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On the flight over to Paris a couple of weeks ago, I had a single preoccupation: what if someone needed medical attention and there were no doctors on board and I had to raise my hand and chirp “but I’m … Continue reading

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Remote travels

Paris is all but a remote destination.  Traveling to France for my yearly pilgrimage to the homeland, however, is always fraught with anticipation of the familiar and fear of what has changed.  What if I finally feel like a stranger … Continue reading

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