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American and British University Admissions
Living In England My Story

American vs British Universities

  As my oldest kiddo nears the university selection process, college admissions are on my mind. My dear English friend {Linda} and I had a fascinating conversation about the differences between our university systems. Here are a few of our general observations… The School Years…

April 22, 2016
Stunning costal view from Ridgeway Boulevard in Marin Country
California Living In England My Story

Reflections On England & America

Our family lived outside London for the last four years and I miss a lot of things… friends, bucolic England, exciting London, and learning learning learning all the time Having relocated to Northern California last summer, I now have a firmer grasp of both cultures Here’s a…

March 11, 2015
Living In England

Landed: Repatriating To The US

Such a long absence, I know I’ve needed time to sift the events, the thoughts, the feelings in my mind While in the UK, I had no idea what my reflections would reveal from this side of the move… London Heathrow Airport Our move…

September 22, 2014
Life as an expat: so many doors
Living In England My Story

Behind The Door

– Since we moved here, I have felt that life is filled with mystery doors Not until the time is right do you get to see what’s on the other side of the door – – For a few months now, we have been…

May 1, 2014
Down Came The Rain...
Living In England Nature + Gardens

Down Came The Rain…

 We have had rain by the bucket-loads for the past month – – For the second time this season, the river jumped the banks and flooded the street – This has never happened in my four years of living here You know it’s a…

January 20, 2014
Thanksgiving Hedgerows UK
Living In England Nature + Gardens

Thanksgiving’s Hedgerows

As America celebrates Thanksgiving tomorrow – a day of loved ones, traditional food, and American football – my family and I will celebrate our fourth year in a nation that doesn’t pause for the holiday – We have a new normal with new traditions,…

November 27, 2013
Puppy Raised English
Living In England

Puppy Raised English

 Hiya! (that’s English for ‘hello’) – I’m Millie, a 5 month old spaniel – – I want to tell you a bit about my puppy class in England, which may interest my American doggy friends It is really different from the US! – My…

November 18, 2013