Night Life :)

I had my first taste of European night life last night. It is our last free weekend until after Christmas, and a few of the girls had been talking about going out with the handball team all week. I was excited to get out of the gym and relax a little bit with the...

Connected to the world again!

My. Phone. Is… UP AND RUNNING! Finally!!! After two weeks of question and answer, in French and English, filling out numerous French forms and waiting for my SIM card to come in the mail, I officially have a French phone number! For those of you with iPhones, I...

Loooong days

Longest day ever. We had a run test this morning and a four, YES FOUR hour practice this afternoon. My brain was pretty much mashed potatoes at the end. We played a lot today though so it was more fun than a skills practice. Today is the longest practice of the week,...

Infinities

oday was a super fun, but long and exhausting day.  Typical practice.  Lots of frustration in getting my serve consistent again.  But that’s okay, it will come.  I found out today we play next week finally! So that brought a little life back into the normal...

Adventures Part Deux

As I finished talking about in my last post.  Istres in surrounded by 2 huge lakes as well as the Sea. (Here is a panorama of L’Etang de l’Olivier or Olive Lake — it is obviously not called that here in France, but it is translated as such.  This is...