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[4] DEAR MR. CHRISTMAS: THE PARADOX OF CHOICE

[SOMMAIRE > I. HAJIMEMASTE > I.4 LE PARADOXE DU CHOIX / PARADOX OF CHOICE] “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” Steve Jobs, Stanford University Commencement … Continue reading

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[3] DEAR MR. CHRISTMAS: OPPORTUNITIES

[SOMMAIRE > I. HAJIMEMASTE > I.3 OPPORTUNITÉS / OPPORTUNITIES] If you were waiting for the opportune moment, that was it. Captain Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, 2003. Only a few minutes had gone … Continue reading

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[1] DEAR MR. CHRISTMAS: A NEW CHAPTER

[SOMMAIRE > I. HAJIMEMASTE > I.1 UN NOUVEAU CHAPITRE / A NEW CHAPTER] “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg, 2013.   “Long, long time ago”, I said jokingly until my train of thought was … Continue reading

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[0] DEAR MR. CHRISTMAS: THE AWAKENING

” Whenever I meet someone new, I like to learn more about who they are by asking them what they are passionate about. So, Rose-Gaëlle, what is your story? ” Mr. Christmas I woke up gasping for air. The intense … Continue reading

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Marchés à Travers le Monde

Shrek: For your information, there’s a lot more to ogres than people think. Donkey: Example? Shrek: Example… uh… ogres are like onions! [holds up an onion, which Donkey sniffs] Donkey: They stink? Shrek: Yes… No! Donkey: Oh, they make you … Continue reading

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Recette : Crêpes Légères (Simple Crepes)

“ Foot Heads Arms Body “ The Times (UK) Here is my take on one of my favourite breakfast dishes. Recette en Français Recipe in English Bon Appétit !

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ASL [Learning] Diary

“Signs are to eyes what words are to ears.” Ken Glickman After the unfortunate event described in my previous blog, I decided to double, no wait, triple my efforts to learn ASL. Here is my personal self-learning schedule, which is … Continue reading

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Learning ASL

“There is no need to shout officers, they cannot hear you, they are deaf!” An airport ticketing agent I have always wanted to learn sign language… French… American… It didn’t matter, because it is an awesome way to express oneself, … Continue reading

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CouchSurfing!

“Travel has a way of stretching the mind. The stretch comes not from travel’s immediate rewards, the inevitable myriad new sights, smells and sounds, but with experiencing firsthand how others do differently what we believed to be the right and … Continue reading

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“All About Me” Presentation & Résumé Tips

Well! I’ve often seen a cat without a grin; but a grin without a cat! It’s the most curious thing I ever say in my life! Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (Lewis Carroll), Alice in Wonderland, 1865. What if you only had … Continue reading

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