Blog-iversary!

  Its hard to believe I’ve had this blog for a year now, and that its been a year since we were starting to make the preparations for our big move across the pond. It’s been a hectic last month with visitors and my first trip back to the U.S. In 6 months, so there hasn’t…

Almost summer!

I’ve started running in short sleeves. And the sun is finally out and warm ish on a regular basis! Everyone tells me to keep my expectations for a British Summer low, but when it’s nice out, it has been really nice. It’s light out until almost 9, and the days are still getting longer. I…

Combating Expat Loneliness 

Starting your life over in a foreign country isn’t easy, and neither is re booting your social life. Sometimes it feels like everyone back home is moving on without you, while you are off in a parallel universe, making different choices and living a completely different life. The time difference doesn’t make it any easier…

A Few of my Favo(u)rite Things

So during a two week trip back to the states over the holidays, I realized I was a bit “homesick” for some things about the UK.  Strange, isn’t it how you can get used to a new life so quickly.  So, I put together a list of my favorite things about the US that I…

Getting Sorted

  In a previous post, I discussed the difficulties of adapting to my new life here in the UK, but things are moving a long and a lot of positive things have happened as well. As of late, I have had quite a bit of luck with the job search, culminating with a few different…