Margaux Rhymes with Fargo

mostly entertaining stories about my life


Study Abroad

The Story of the Flying Cows, Part 3

See Part 1 and Part 2. The same afternoon, with a completely different professor, we had a discussion about television and radio. At the end of the afternoon, we had to present a news story to the class. I asked... Continue Reading →

The Story of the Flying Cows, Part 2

Part 1 here. The next morning, we had to write a journal article based on a random photo. I worked with the same friend as the previous day, and ours was a photo of a horse that had crushed a... Continue Reading →

The Story of the Flying Cows, Part 1

This is a true story that I originally wrote down in French two years ago, but it's too good not to share. The story of the flying cows started in a French class while I was studying in Nice for... Continue Reading →

I made it home (a while ago)

Now that I've gotten past the craziness of the holidays and moving and starting my new job (details to come), I will theoretically have more time to share some entertaining stories. Theoretically. To wrap up my Euro trip, which was... Continue Reading →

This is why school math is useless {Switzerland 2014}

One of the main differences I noticed between Europe and the US is that people are much more cultured. They know more languages and have visited more places and are generally more adept at navigating in a foreign place. To... Continue Reading →

Rhinos freaking out, donkeys playing the accordion and other stories {Vienna 2014}

My weekend trip to Vienna, Austria was especially exciting because I met up with my childhood friend Kristin who studied in Copenhagen for the semester.  As we wandered around the town, a couple of things stood out: A burger joint... Continue Reading →

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