Preparation Day

And so it begins. I was first introduced to Hillbilly Days by my co-workers in the IT department at UPIKE. I don't remember the exact time, but knowing them they probably didn't make it through the first work day without mentioning the glory and awesomeness that is Hillbilly Days. They were obsessed. They had a… Continue reading Preparation Day

A Letter to Myself as a College Freshman

This semester I am teaching a section of First Year Studies at UPIKE. It is a class that is geared toward helping students transition from high school to college and helping them feel at home on campus. One of their first assignments is to write a letter to themselves that they will turn in this… Continue reading A Letter to Myself as a College Freshman

Merry Christmas!

We hope you are having a great day celebrating with people you love. Please enjoy reading our Christmas letter below. 🙂 Dear Family and Friends, Howdy from our little place amongst the hills and hollers of Pikeville, KY!  In this, the second annual French family holiday newsletter, we will regale you with tales of our… Continue reading Merry Christmas!

Playing Dress Up and Painting Pumpkins

This past weekend we got to have some fall fun with our friends. On Friday night we went to the Inaugural Gala for the new President of the university where I work and Andy goes to school. On Saturday night we got together with our Sunday School class and painted pumpkins. It was a beautiful… Continue reading Playing Dress Up and Painting Pumpkins

A Post from Andy, for Once

Hello! Since the blog is entitled "Adventures of Our Own", I (with Sarah's encouragement) decided to write a post for myself.  The subject: the search for a medical school and how I decided on the University of Pikeville. For those who don't know, I began applying to medical schools over the summer.  In the fall, interview… Continue reading A Post from Andy, for Once