Care and Maintenance Of Your Brits

Congratulations! Whether you've decided to adopt a Brit, befriend one, or like me, marry and have children with one, I'm confident you'll benefit immeasurably by the addition. Having a Brit in your life will enrich it. You'll learn new words like twee and new uses for old words like fanny. You'll enjoy hours of endless... Continue Reading →

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I’m Grateful to be Living Outside America–And That Breaks My Heart

I’m an American. I root for Team USA during the Olympics. I get a little misty-eyed when the flag is raised or I hear the first strains of The Star Spangled Banner. I sigh in delight over rockets red glare on the Fourth of July. I wax poetic about the joy of a cheeseburger and... Continue Reading →

Keep Calm and Stop Ironing

There are a lot of similarities between Americans and Brits, but there is one glaring exception. Ironing. I didn't know ironing was a thing until I met my mother-in-law. She told me, with a straight-face, that she liked to put on music and work her way through a pile, nay mountain of ironing which included, but was... Continue Reading →

I say tomato, He says tomahto

My kids got a bit shafted on the mother tongue front.  Although they have dual citizenship, both my husband and I hail from English-speaking backgrounds.  He speaks raisonnable French, enough to roughly translate the menu as "something beef with something something red sauce".  I can carry on a basic conversation en español después de dos o tres... Continue Reading →

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