Deep Dive: Living in England & The Visa Conundrum

Let’s cut to the chase: I’m an American citizen who has lived in England since 2014. Over the years, I’ve been asked about how to be “an expat in London too.” Well, I have jumped through many a metaphorical hoop and spent many an hour researching. In this post, I’m going to: Describe my journeyContinue reading “Deep Dive: Living in England & The Visa Conundrum”

Talk Nerdy to Me: The Bullet Journal

We have this running joke about Mom’s planner. Mostly it involves my brother wailing and flailing as he struggles to flee but insists it’s too powerful: It has its own gravitational field! It’s like a black hole! There’s no escape — I will be consumed! (He collapses to the floor and claws at the tile.)Continue reading “Talk Nerdy to Me: The Bullet Journal”

Found: Saxaphone

On Thursday the weather finally started to behave like late May (we’ve had weeks of rain). After dinner, we decided to go for a walk. Little did we know this walk would change the course of my Friday. It was mild and quiet, with a few other people and dogs having the same idea asContinue reading “Found: Saxaphone”

On Being an Official(ish) Writer Person

It’s Day 6 of the 14 days to a kickass writing habit. Yay! Today was hard. We were asked to think about our writing habit (or lack thereof) and figure out the conditions that make our writing thrive. Bingo. The root of my writing problems and the reason for signing up for this course inContinue reading “On Being an Official(ish) Writer Person”