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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 604

Explaining my blog title This weekend a local chap approached me at a festival. He’d seen me at some blog parties in Howard County and a few political events. He found the title of my blog confusing. ‘So you’re a desperate … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 437

Manhunt! Clarksville, where I live in Maryland, is not know for its crime rate. In fact, it’s pretty darn safe all said done! Well, then, let me tell you about the little bit of excitement that happened at approx. 5.14pm … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 419

Today in America This: Oh. My. Gawdness. This: I caused a traffic jam on the 32 in Howard County rescuing three groundhogs sat in the middle of the road. One went off in the other direction and I thought I … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 362

Taco/taco Apparently, I don’t say Taco correctly, like the Americans do, according to Harry. And he might very well be right. ‘Would you like a taco?’ (I pronounce it TACK-O) ‘A what? It’s not TACK-O. Americans say TAH-KO. But it’s … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 358

USA basketball is messing with my head! So, yesterday I encountered American basketball for the first time (Washington Wizards vs the Sacramento Kings). I’d seen the Harlem Globtrotters before (see here for a reminder of THAT experience!), but this was … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 293

If Thanksgiving had been about pizza….. I endured a movie last night called ‘Free Birds’. It’s a kids’ cartoon and it was all about what would happen if Thanksgiving had not involved turkeys. So did they succeed in freeing the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 190

Rudey-nudey killjoys in the UK Look, in Europe (yes, the UK is in Europe!) we’re not adverse to a bit of nudity. In fact, we like it – generally. So the council shirt and tie killjoys in Clacton are trying … Continue reading

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