Month: April 2010

  • You never know where a good deed will go. When I was a teenager, my parents received a call from a local coordinator for student exchange programs. Would they be willing to host a teenager from France? Yes, they said, but as we have four daughters, it would need to be a girl. Of course–bien sûr! That summer,…

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  • Space comes at a premium in France. There are 64 million people in a geography that is smaller than Texas.     What does that mean? Real estate is high, i.e. apartments and houses are small (in relation to the U.S.). In addition, “renting” a seat at a cafe in France does not come cheap, i.e….

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