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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 596

The Streets of Philadelphia So, when I think of Philly, my mind immediately turns to 80s movies such as Rocky and Trading Places, where the 80s struggling economy made an impact and the streets were grey and filled with homeless … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 594

The Ghost Town of Pennsylvania On our PA roadtrip we headed about an hour and a half north of Philly to a ‘town’ called Centralia, though it’s not so much a town now as a wasteland. Centralia’s population has dwindled from … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 550

Tennessee! I was very excited to get to Tennessee, not only because I love the way it’s spelled, but because I wished to be fascinated by its ‘Southerness’. And I was not disappointed… These are my Tennessee observations 🙂 1. The … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 549

Plantation in the South FYI, none of this post is fun to read, but you might learn something 😉 Plantations are a part of USA history. The history of them is difficult to fully digest since they are based on … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 546

Ham and eggs with The Lord in South Carolina On roadtrips we make it a mission NOT to eat in chain restaurants. That’s sometimes easier said than done when the road sides are adorned with signs indicating hundreds of McDonald’s, … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 545

The Christmas Roadtrip ‘Down South’ Before we start at the beginning, we need to start at the end. The end happened yesterday and I declared that, whilst the trip had been brillopads, that was enough roadtripping for me for a … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 459

California – the final part! San Francisco I was very excited to be approaching San Francisco because, as anyone who has ever worked with me will know, when I am bored I like to play games and when we played … Continue reading

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