Our 4th of July Weekend

America expat life Shoreham

It’s pretty easy to feel ultra patriotic when celebrating a holiday outside of the country itself. Something about that buffer zone of space allows me to unironically wear an american flag on my chest and make a playlist that includes Toby Keith and that version of God Bless America sung by Lee Greenwood that they …

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Suffragettes and modern women: fighting the same old fight nearly 100 years later


Really. Go read this article, and think about why we are still having these same discussions, with such little change in content, nearly 100 years later regarding the rights and abilities of women in America. Think about this when you go to the polls on Tuesday. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/war-on-women-waged-in-postcards-memes-from-the-suffragist-era/ The messages you find on anti-suffrage postcards from …

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Happy 4th of July!

America eating England expat life

Happy American Independence Day dudes and ladies! Mine started out with a great treat-Jon woke up early and surprised me with American-style pancakes. He’s a keeper, that guy. We didn’t have any syrup, but who cares, right? The weather was completely terrible and rainy for most of the day (and even kind of cold, it’s …

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