Recently I managed to find again a bit of a groove — both in blogging and running.
What if these two ‘hobbies’ were much more similar than I thought?
Yes one is physical, the other one is more intellectual.
One gets you active, while the other lets you sit on a chair for hours… But:
9- Most times, it’s painful . . . → Read More: 9 Reasons Why Blogging is Like Running
This is the least scientific rating but probably the most accurate nonetheless.
Without further ado, here are the top 5 American figures hated outside the U.S. and particularly in France:
1) George W. Bush (where to start? The guy can’t even speak; the yet-to-be-found of weapons of mass distraction destruction, the war in Irak, …)
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2) . . . → Read More: 5 Americans the World Hates with a Passion
I hurried to find 9 things the French don’t do, just for fun and in less than 5 minutes… GOOOooo!
1) The French don’t have proms or yearbooks. So sad.
2) The French don’t shop at Target nor Walmart. They don’t even have Target or Walmart, how is that even remotely possible?
3) The French don’t say hello to . . . → Read More: 9 Things the French don’t do
11- All the way through High School and College you take your abilities and accomplishments for granted.
10- As you get older you think it’s normal to ease up, but in reality you wish you could keep going strong!
9- You dread taking the initiative, but the “getting in the mood” phase is actually the hardest part.
8- Once you get started . . . → Read More: 11 Reasons Why Running is Like Sex
This, ladies and gentlemen, is a sneak peak at my early morning thoughts as I was walking my dog around the block. In 100 words.
You may very well have the most sexy, expensive and delicate looking panties; no matter how good they look at first, it’s the wearability that matters.
As you go about your day, you . . . → Read More: Marriage is like panties
This is what I found in my edamame today:
(see it, on the tip of the bean?)
"Eat your vegetables, and your meat!"
It’s a tiny little worm I would NOT have wanted to eat — I’m so glad I wasn’t looking the other way, I’m always doing something else while I eat.
But I still believe healthy eats . . . → Read More: Eat vegetables at your own risk
When you are French in America you are at first all excited, then quite annoyed that so many things are labeled French, often with no good reason.
Why annoyed? I am not really sure. Could my cultural origins be hurt by the generalization of this trend? Very possible.
See for yourself: (literal translations are in quotation marks, some are after . . . → Read More: 11 French Things that are only French in America
Recommended uses of hospital swaddling blankets, in that order:
to swaddle your newborn
to shield your furniture and carpet from your newborn’s projectile feces
to burp your baby
to serve as a sleep positioner in the crib
to elevate the mattress in the crib (got reflux?)
to support your baby’s wobbly head in the car seat
to serve as backup bib when you’re behind with . . . → Read More: The versatility of hospital swaddling blankets
As I am getting more familiar with the blogosphere and reading more posts from mommy bloggers, I have realized something.
Maybe I work full-time because I could not be a stay-at-home mom.
I’m just no domestic diva material.
Fact: I outsource chores as much as I can.
I barely cook because I hate doing the dishes. Hate it, hate it, . . . → Read More: No domestic diva