Category Archives: holidays

Holidays with kids, transatlantic style

A native New Yorker now living in London, I often say that I have two homes.  London is my now home.  And although I’ve now lived in the UK for 13 years, I hail from New York so always consider that … Continue reading

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Twas the night after Christmas

Twas the night after Christmas And all through the house Lingers the magic of Santa And smell of my spouse The stockings were unwrapped yesterday With LLC’s enthusiastic flare Presents exchanged With family who were there The children rejoiced To … Continue reading

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Missing my American Halloween

  Before this belated Halloween post I need to say one thing: Hurrah Obama!  I am one proud expat this morning. Now back to Halloween.  I figure I can still squeeze this post in without it being ridiculously belated. Some … Continue reading

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Holidays

Dust clouds dance with the heat haze rising from the baseball field.  Hot dogs and burgers sizzle on the BBQ.  My parents call it an ‘annual softball game’ with friends, but to me it’s different, exciting, fun… The summer evening … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Christmas reacquires the “wonder element” with children that is partially lost somewhere along the fuzzy transition into adulthood.   Although LLC doesn’t fully comprehend the ethos and lore of this holiday, she does much more so than last year and its … Continue reading

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