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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 602

Promoting Earth Day So, I got asked by a fancy PR company in NYC to do some promotion of Earth Day and making the home more green and sustainable for Earth Day on 22 April. Of course, I said ‘yes’! … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 600

Expat bubble I recently read this article about the ‘expat bubble’. It’s a weird thing being an expat, between cultures. My expat life is made up of three social parts: the expat bubble that comes with my husband’s job and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 590

The expat child The expat child can have a confusing time. For example, you live/are from England, but you currently live in America. As this map, drawn my very own expat child shows… He is tremendously patriotic! Whenever I say … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 586

Spring Maryland style Well, first day of Spring here on the East Coast looks like this: It sucks. Big time. Why I’m slightly partial to the USA An American friend yesterday gave an excellent description of the differences between the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 578

Desperate goings-on in the USA today Random things from the USA today…… 1. Harry attended his elementary school dance yesterday. He was slightly disappointed by it, though, since it was ‘nothing like the Enchantment Under the Sea dance in Back … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 575

Everyone’s talking about… In my part of the USA, here on the East Coast, everyone’s talking about the following… The effing weather Another snow day. That means in the past 11 weeks the children have not had a full week … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 570

Basketball courts It has been pointed out to me that American basketball courts are, if looked upon at the correct angle, mildly amusing. Snigger like school children if you will. πŸ™‚ The Real Desperate Housewives of Howard County It’s been … Continue reading

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