The Day I Became Unfaithful

Impertinent Lifestyle, Impertinent Moi

During our stay in California, we drove a little bit around because… just because! On our way to Pasadena, Austrian Husband and I stopped at Intelligenstia Coffee in Silver Lake Los Angeles for our morning double espresso and macchiato that prevent us from going into a funk. We hadn’t had any breakfast, so we were […]

May 18, 2016

Racism in France

Impertinent Moi, Traveling Around

I spent my childhood in France without having to endure any racist remarks (lucky me!). Why’s that? I grew up in France in the 80s. At that time, no one in my entourage gave a damn about race or religion. I remember absolutely every student at the high school cafeteria pretending to be Muslim to […]

May 3, 2016

Great Teacher, Great Student (Part 1)

Impertinent Moi, Teacher's Secrets!

She/He is One Heck Of A Great French Teacher because she/he: She/He’s one Heck Of A Great American Student because she/he: 1. arrives 5-10 minutes early to set everything up. You don’t want to spend the first 10 minutes of your 60- minute expensive session watching her/him looking for her/his book, material… O.K. maybe she/he […]

April 25, 2016

Yes I Can!

Impertinent Moi

I can be very entertaining, deliberately or not. For some reason I can bring a laugh to anyone: students, coworkers, customs officials, managers, baristas (except those from California), etc. I can easily hide my bad mood-adult educations teacher’s destiny. (Vocational disease number one) I can recognize excellent, good or bad coffee at first sight. (Thanks […]

April 15, 2016

The Austrian Husband and Moi

Impertinent Moi

Moi The Austrian Husband I’m fast I generally hit the ground running. He’s slow, especially in the morning. Cooking is not my forté. The only things I can throw together are crêpes. He can cook like a chef (I wish I had an ounce of his talent!). I come off as a selective person, which […]

April 9, 2016