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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 491

Pumpkin-flavoured everything It’s that time of year in the USA. It’s Pumpkin time. If you’re not seeing pumpkins, you’re tasting pumpkins. You can now find pumpkin-inspired beers, teas, marshmallows, soy milk, Pop-Tarts, and Pringles. #gross Add to that pumpkin room … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 349

Martin and Me So, yesterday I locked eyes with Martin O’Malley. He was at the Mall in Columbia, showing his support for the victims and the strong community of Howard County. We’re in his Maryland patch, and so he showed … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 319

Chicken on the Roof This is the sad, sad story of the Chicken on the Roof. There is a restaurant called Chicken on the Roof in Joppa, MD (I had to check that this Joppa WAS in Americaland and not … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 243

Kid President I was not fully aware of the Kid President in the USA until my friend Tom mentioned him yesterday on his blog. So, he’s like a mini Obama giving out advice and positive statements. He is the self-proclaimed … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 242

Views of DC Washington DC – it’s picturesque, non? Especially from the top of Arlington Cemetery. The graveyard itself was mind-blowingly massive. You can’t help but be blown away by the sheer scale of it, and the importance of the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 192

Schooling in the USA vs Schooling in Europe Schooling is different in the USA. Fact. Living in Maryland, I am told often that the schools are the best and that they perform in the top 3 every year, which, as … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 180

Flippin’ Nora! I love that British phrase. I used it today, as in ‘Flippin’ Nora, it’s hot and I love it!’ (We’re hitting on 98 degrees this week and I’m having a hard time sweating it out by the pool … Continue reading

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