So the Queen’s Jubilee is over

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You’ve been a Queen for 60 years, you say? That’s cool. Let’s party! Alright, so my long jubilee weekend didn’t go according to any plan. Today marks day 5 of this icky cold that I woke up with on the first day of mini-vacation (terrible timing) and it. is. lame. However, being sick over such …

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Village Day in Lindfield

Lindfield

Even though we are now official residents of Brighton, on Saturday Jon and I left our busy city lives (ha!) and took the train up to Hayward’s Heath for a visit to Jon’s hometown-well, home village, technically-for the purpose of a birthday lunch with the honorable Papa Norris and a mosey to the village common …

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Over the weekend

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Two solid weekends, rain free. Whaaat? I know. Awesome. High fives England. This weekend we had some solid hang-outs with friends. Drinks and an unexpected jazz band at a local bar on Friday night (that was far too loud and kept conversation to a minimum, unfortunately), a lazy Saturday that involved trekking up to Tesco’s …

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Lately

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This week passed quickly-I had no students to teach, so no reason to go into work, and therefore spent my week doing freelance things-finishing up a big project, looking for more work, pitching some ideas to different places and also, continuing the job search for steady work come the fall (or earlier if someone’s offering, …

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Pink sky at night

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Today the sky reminded me of the endless days that made up my life in the Marshall Islands, watching the weather creep so slowly toward us, the clouds and rain seemingly moments away from unleashing thick drops on our heads, relinquishing us from the constant heat, ┬ábut in truth they were so far away, over …

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