About me: I'm an American expat from Ohio who has found herself with an English husband and a new life on the south coast of England-specifically, Brighton. I've done a lot of traveling, including time spent in France, the Marshall Islands, and South Korea.
Everything is I have been struggling just to make it through these past few days. Weighed down under a depression in the wake of a week filled with natural disaster, racism, home-grown terrorism, murder, and on a more trivial note, shitty, unseasonably cold weather. Death and destruction and horrible things every... Thu, 23 May 2013 18:19:07
Three days Three days ago Jon and I took ourselves and some wine over to some friends’ place for a night of hooting and hollering at the always hilariously awesome Eurovision song contest. I love Eurovision (we hosted our own little viewing party last year, since it was my first time seeing it), and this... Tue, 21 May 2013 20:47:04
Respecting my elders This week was rough. I was feeling all the feelings, and pretty much none of them were nice. Tired and grumpy and kind of just….sad. But I don’t want to talk about that. It’s not important. The best part of my week was hanging out with my student in the afternoon, J. Lately,... Sat, 18 May 2013 14:32:34
Adventures in Sussex: Anne of Cleves? House and Harvey?s Brewery in Lewes After checking out the ruins of Lewes Castle, Jon and I wandered down a hilly slope of tiny lanes (did I mention how hilly Lewes is?) to find Anne of Cleves’ house. On the way, we stopped at the 100% twee-est candy shop in the entire world. Just a little old lady and her sweets [...]... Tue, 14 May 2013 20:07:52
Adventures in Sussex: Lewes Castle Friday found Jon and I both with the day off, so in the interest of doing things that aren’t just eating, we decided to spend our day in Lewes! Lewes is a really adorably quaint town not far from here, home of a Norman castle, the house of one of Henry VIII’s wives (Anne of [...]... Mon, 13 May 2013 16:12:18