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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 514

Gutted After yesterday’s election results in Maryland I’m a bit gutted for some of my friends who were running for office. That said, they’re all super folk who will pick themselves up and get on with making things happen. There’s … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 445

Fireworks/guns In my state I can’t buy fireworks. Cos it’s illegal. But, if I want to, I can by a shotgun or a hunting rifle without getting fingerprinted and licensed. My friends who do buy fireworks for 4 July head … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 302

Thanksgiving in the UK Yes, folks, it has happened. Apparently the UK is ‘doing’ Thanksgiving. This is the report that came back to me direct from the UK yesterday. I don’t get it! Thanksgiving is about American history; it’s not … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 281

Remember, remember the 5th of November What am I harping on about, American folk? Well, the Brit thing called Guy Fawkes Night/Bonfire Night/5 November. What’s that all about then? It’s about burning the effigy of a man on top of … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 166

May the 4th be with you πŸ™‚ The lakefront, Columbia – kind of crazy for 4th July. An ensemble of rugs out at 8am so keep your spot kind of crazy. People had gone out early-early to place their rugs … Continue reading

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