Home again, Safe and Sound

America travels

Where to start? I am sitting on my couch, watching the 7 o’clock news while Jon does the post-dinner dishes. Everything is utterly, completely normal now that we’re back home. It is darker here, earlier than expected. England is colder and rainier than it was when we left. It feels like autumn. It feels like …

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Ohio so far

America expat life travels

Three days in and I am loving it. My phone says all these things have happened. I’ve drank beers and eaten delicious things, saw some bands and gone to two festivals. I’ve seen my mom, dad, stepmom, sister, niece, cousins. I’ve seen my friends. I’ve slept in a seedy hotel and driven on the highway …

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7 years ago

expat life travels

The last time I went to France was the summer of 2005. It was the first time I’d left the country, and was something I’d dreamt of since I was a child. And I’m not exaggerating, I first start talking about going to France when I was a little girl. I wanted to see the …

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Home sweet home

England expat life travels

Coming back from Nottingham yesterday was the first time I had the feeling of being excited to go “home” ¬†and having home mean Brighton. It was and is strange and indicative of the fact that maybe-maaaybe-I’m getting used to this place, and may even like it a tad. Home. Or maybe just a different version …

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