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About maryshorey

"I think about the hands I’ve held, the places I’ve seen, that vast lands whose dirt is caked on the bottom of my shoes. The world has changed me." Amelia Earhart

Last tango with Paris

Dear Paris, You and I have had some great times. Times I’ll cherish forever. Remember all those times? Yeah, they were really great and I’ll never forget them. But Paris? I really think it’s time for me to see other … Continue reading

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The Princess Guide

The (Not for) tourist’s guide to Paris: 1) Buy a map. But don’t use it in public. 2) Don’t worry about getting lost. You’ll figure it out eventually, and even if you don’t you’ll learn more about Paris that way … Continue reading

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Lost for Translation

I add pictures of bastille day. Photo credits Galaxy Cho and Mary Delsener. just some highlights, xox, Mary

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An American (breakfast) in Paris

The time here has absolutely flown. I’m sort of nostalgic already for Paris and speaking french, for walking everywhere and laughing at silly parisians, for sitting in starbucks or reid hall working and reading books, for having the ability to … Continue reading

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(Near the) Moulin Rouge

Today I took my last final, aka the program is over(!?), and had a celebratory/ sad goodbye paris dinner (even though I secretly have 5 days left). We ate dinner at the strangest place. It was a fondue place in … Continue reading

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Finding Nouveau

Okay. So you can laugh at me all you want for saying this, but it is true whether you like it or not. I am actually the best explorer that ever lived. Like, actually. In Barcelona, we didn’t need maps. … Continue reading

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Best in Feu.

Back in the days of Nappy-o (my pet name for Napoleon… don’t worry about it.), the French army technique was to have more troops than everybody else and win by sheer force. This worked for dear naps; he won, a … Continue reading

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