People are amazing. I didn’t know that I would be so amazed by all-things “Olympics.” Yet, here I am typing away on a blog post with the previous day recap playing in the background. “Background” meaning I keep stopping and staring at the screen every couple of minutes. I can’t help it, OK? It’s just… Continue reading Raining and Bursts of Sun – Summer in London to Welcome the Olympics!
Happy July everyone! I am in the process of writing up a little blurb about celebrating (even acknowledging) the 4th of July in London. Needless to say it’s an interesting experience. I figured I would doing a little write-up here in addition to my other fun activities. Other items in this posting is about my… Continue reading Comic Con, 10K, Magic Mike, July Favorites and More!
I have just recently (very recent as of a few days) gotten back from a trip with my family through Europe. We visited the following places: Amsterdam Antwerp Brugge Brussels Dubrovnik Couple outlying towns in Croatia including the plitvice lakes Zagreb Most people vacation maybe one or two places but since we ventured to quite a… Continue reading An amazing family trip + European Observations
So because I have been ridiculously behind on my blog posts (look, I am a busy girl, OK?) I have decided to break them up a bit. The past two months have been exceptionally busy for me but at least I have some fun things to post, right?! This post is going to focus on… Continue reading Sharing just a few of my favorite things from May & June
On the bus ride back from Berkhamsted tonight I felt like having a relaxing time in my room and listening to one of my favorite renditions of the Star Spangled Banner – always gives me chills. Nona Gaye duet with her father, Marvin. Kind of sad but so inspiring. Enjoy!
Hola! It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post but I have been a busy bee. Since my last post I have traveled to two (technically 3 new places), submitted my side project to an incubator for an analysis (and potentially support!), entered and started training for a 10K and celebrated (after today)… Continue reading Barcelona, Glasgow and home again – jiggity jig
Starting off this post with another very funny commercial from the UK featuring Yoda (aka puppy) and two girls from the Salon: So I have been ridiculously busy trying to get my new side project going; very time intensive but so exciting. I would call it a business but it’s too new to see where… Continue reading Easter has past; time to go to Barcelona!
We decided to do a housemate Sunday Roast. This was a brilliant (or in UK speak, LEGEND) idea. Consists of potatoes, pork, yorkshire pudding (not really a pudding at all), gravy, other veggies. Please see photos below: Eliza is choosing to hide behind the boys:
It’s difficult for me to describe how amazing I felt after going on the hiking trip with the UK Wild Adventures group in Buckinghamshire. I felt a sense of purpose and ease being with a group of people; some I knew, some I didn’t, touring through a very beautiful, scenic place. I feel at most… Continue reading Hiking Trip and Making Plans
TaxesI am so consumed with completing all of my tax paperwork. 1099s, W2s, TD F 90-22.1. Just a bunch of random forms to be filled out and after two hours I am only midway through it. At least next year it will be easier as I am only earning money in the UK and will… Continue reading Death and Taxes (and Remembrance)