Warning: this post is not for the faint of heart (or for the easily-annoyed-by-white-girls-complaining).
Did you know that en français, “mouse” and “smile” are the same word? Yeah, if you wanted to say, “You smile at the mouse,” it would be, “Tu souris à la souris.” Except you don’t smile at the mouse. You scream and throw shoes at the mouse. Continue reading
Living in New York must be an acquired skill, because everyone who lives here appears to be really good at it. It seems to me that New Yorkers all have heels that don’t give them blisters, umbrellas that don’t get all inside out every time the wind blows, and cool accents that make them sound way tougher than my southern drawl ever could. Oh, and did I mention that they wear all black and look effortlessly chic all the time?
Oscar Wilde (supposedly) said, “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” Yeah, I’m going to go ahead and say that I proved Mr. Wilde wrong on that one. Continue reading
Long time no see! The thing is, I haven’t had much time to post because I’ve just been so busy hanging out with my celebrity friends. The life of the rich and famous isn’t as easy as it looks.
^^^Isn’t it so weird that so many people retweeted Ellen’s picture of me?
A lot has happened since you last heard from me…
I’ve come to a conclusion:
…or maybe just not in logistics. It may come as a surprise to you, but I don’t think that locating missing freight is my passion.
Though Lucy in Paris dot com remains my passion, I’ve been expanding my writing to other outlets, like the school newspaper and BuzzFeed. Particularly BuzzFeed this week. Now I know that all publicity is good publicity, well-behaved women rarely make history, blah blah blah, but les détracteurs vont détester. Or, en anglais, haters gonna hate.
My first article, 35 Things You Appreciate About America After Living in Europe definitely ruffled some feathers. I mean I really stirred shit up with this one. So far, it’s gotten over 450,000 views, and like 700 responses from angry readers. Allow me to grace you with a highlight reel of the best responses:
Thanks to Delta Skymiles! What did you think I meant? This summer I’ve been to Chicago, Virginia Beach, Baltimore, and, of course, Tennessee.
Chicago/Evanston to visit my Paris friends at Northwestern, which is still ranked pretty high on my list, in spite of sharing a name with Baby Kimye, whom I was hoping would be named Wild Wild, but that’s another story.
VA Beach to spend time with our friend Jules Reid.
Baltimore to see family.
And Tennessee, home sweet home.