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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 501

Rennfest The Renaissance Festival: medieval merriment like only the Americans know how. Do we have this sort of thing in the UK, they ask. Not really, unless you count a few Forest of Dean folk pretending to make blankets out … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 335

The state I live in This refers to the actual geographical state I live in, not the kind of psychological state I live in. So, this state is Maryland and there’s been a lot of recent banter (read as ‘social … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 233

Martin gets rattled Hot Gov. Martin O’Malley ain’t happy. Who with? Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry. “I know from past experience that the gentleman is all hat and no cattle,” O’Malley told the Washington Post prior to the Maryland Democratic … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 197

Howard County Fair While I am away I am missing the county fair back in the USA. That’s right, I am missing Americana cowboys and corndogs and fairground rides! One of the more interesting and curious attractions they are promoting … Continue reading

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