Peace of Mind

Change is a brewin’

Change is a brewin’

I imagine all of you know this, that life is constantly changing and is full of surprises. Relationships don’t work out like we hope, careers don’t work out like we hope… life doesn’t work out like we hope. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t work […]

Absent through the summer

Absent through the summer

I didn’t mean to be so absent. There were so many times when I would think… “I should write a post about this…” But did not. I went home to Texas for a few weeks to be consumed by the heat and spend some time […]

Surprise! The blog looks different…

Surprise! The blog looks different…

I think I warned you guys that there would be some changes to the way the blog looked…. well, here it is. I realized the other day that my site wasn’t being viewed properly on the ole iPhone and so I started to look into […]

8 Years With Houdini, the Boxer Dog not the man

8 Years With Houdini, the Boxer Dog not the man

Have you ever just looked at a Boxer puppy and thought, ‘Oh my God that’s the cutest thing in the world. They look so sweet. I have to have one!!”? I’ll agree with you that they are just about the cutest things in the world […]

Re-follow me!

Re-follow me!

Hi there to all of you lovely folks who have a WordPress account who have followed me. I moved my wordpress.com to wordpress.org so I could host my site and make some fun changes… someday… when I figure out how to make them. I was […]

Why I love the size of my refrigerator

Why I love the size of my refrigerator

I remember looking at my flat for the first time and was concerned about the size of the refrigerator. When looking online for the months previous to actually viewing flats in London I was introduced to the idea that people actually had tiny refrigerators and […]

The word cum and all of its meanings

The word cum and all of its meanings

I was reading a post from the blog Londonist and I had to stop for a double take when I read: “Only Our Own takes place in the dining-cum-sitting room of one upper class family…” And I stopped and reread… because in the US it’s used […]

Viewing other peoples lives

Viewing other peoples lives

One of the most enjoyable things about London for me is people watching. I know I’m not alone in this. You can see a bus drive by and there’s a mother and her kid, the child is holding a bouncy ball. The lady behind them […]

Accused of bribing!

Accused of bribing!

Back in August I went back to London after a few days in Ireland. I already blogged about that lovely trip, read it here. Knowing I would be in London for the two days at the tail end of the trip I thought it would be […]

Slowly detaching

Slowly detaching

I have noticed a change in the way I approach conversations at work since I decided I was going to attempt The Big Move across the pond to London. I don’t have any interest in them. Used to I would ask the people I work […]