Category Archives: French

French Words: Pompette

September 29, 2015

French Words: Pompette

To know me is to know that I am a lush.

Just the other day a co-worker called me out, “I feel like all your stories start with: This one time I was in a bar…” While he’s absolutely correct, the funny thing is he’s ten years younger so shouldn’t it be the other way around? Also, note to self: re-evaluate storytelling policy at work.

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Five Best Cheeses at Trader Joe’s

August 25, 2015

Five Best Cheeses at Trader Joe’s | modernfrenchblog.com

As previously established, I am a big fan of the French and the French are big fans of cheese. I am not, however, a fan of spending my life savings on a small wedge of dairy goodness.

Thankfully, Trader Joe’s allows me to explore my fine European tastes with cheeses that have wallet-friendly prices. These five cheeses regularly make their way to our dinner table and are typically enjoyed after the main meal with one last glass of wine.

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French Words: Mon Gars

July 15, 2015

French Words: Mon Gars | French Words

I am Californian, therefore I say dude.

After many years of trying to quit, I have finally managed to kick my dude habit. I can’t remember the last time I said it at work and it very rarely slips out in my personal life. But get me on the beach with a beer in my hand and, inevitably, it comes out. No way dude! Dude, are you serious? I am so stoked, dude. Yup, just call me Keanu.

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