TAPIF: Getting Sick in France

I’ve finally emerged from the tunnel of being sick, after nearly three weeks. Thankfully, because god did it suck. Go wash your hands right now, just on the off chance that you can get my germs transmitted through a computer screen. I’ll wait. I now have a vast array of personal experience in getting sick…

OFII: Immigrating to France and Paperwork Confusion

Three weeks into living in France, and I finally have internet. It’s a beautiful thing, truly. As I have read (and read and read) immigrating to France, even for less than a year, is a quagmire of paperwork and more paperwork. I hadn’t had any trouble—the line at the consulate in San Francisco was short,…