Life In Paris: One Month Down

| March 21, 2019

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It’s been exactly one month since I moved to Paris.During that time, it’s been nonstop wine, cheese, brasseries, influencer meetups, fashionable social events, writer salons, museums, picnics, and late-night jazz concerts.It’s been a whirlwind of adventure and romance.Just I imagined it would be.Actually…It hasn’t been that way at all.I just made that up.Life here has been the exact opposite of that (though that kind of fabulous lifestyle does sound like fun).

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