Monthly Archives: November 2012

Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 64

Lovely blogging award thingy I have been nominated for a Liebster Award for this blog by one of my top fave bloggers: Emma Kaufmann, who blogs under http://www.mommyhasaheadache.blogspot.com and writes superbly refreshing books about motherhood and relationships. As a nominee … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 63

Americans and English So, some stuff has happened in my little world in America-land. Begging I was in the Zumba studio on my own warming up last week before class. A woman knocks on the door. A potential client! Not … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 62

Tire trouble So, I’m thinking that Mike the Mechanic from the Mafia may have had it in for me after all (did I not respond appropriately to his heartwarming proposal story…?) Anyhows, I get a tire ‘blow out’ 830 at … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 61

Update on the Taco Bell manager If you’ve been following this blog, thought you might like an update on the Taco Bell manager who was shot the other night: “New details are coming out about a shooting at a Columbia … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 60

Close encounter So, I almost had a gun encounter today (don’t freak out!). Sort of, but not quite. I’m teaching Zumba….we’re breaking a sweat to Pitbull ‘Drop it to the Floor’ and one of the class goes to the door … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 59

Some little stories about America Mike the Mechanic “Hello there,” (Best British Accent), “there is a light on my dashboard and I don’t know what it means. Can anyone help me?” Room of mechanics turns round. (There are times being … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 58

Why Howard County? Someone asked me why we chose / like living in Howard County. And it made me wonder why….. Recently a friend (a Brit) said to me that living in our area (Columbia, MD) was like living in … Continue reading

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