Illustration by Elizabeth Cannon
Part of an ongoing series about uprooting our lives in America and moving to France. For what's happened before, see previous Jours of Our Lives entries here.
I'D READ IT, heard it countless times before, but I didn't get it. Everyone talked about how great the Marais was, and I thought what's the big deal? But now that we've been here two weeks, I'm in the know. We love the Marais! We love our Perche apartment and the building it's in--even though it took us a week to figure out how to turn on the lights in the hall at night whenever we needed to go downstairs. A neighbor finally showed us.