The blog has been quiet, but life has not! In case you haven't seen plastered everywhere else on social media, there is a new member of the family. Meet Fritz. He is now nearly 16 weeks old and growing fast. He was only 3lbs when we collected him, and has already nearly doubled in size … Continue reading Puppy Love
Wowzers, it has been over 7 weeks since I last posted. Bad, bad me. Sorry, all! I guess that just proves how busy life has been. "Busy with what?" I hear you ask. Well, I'll try to give a quick rundown, and see how I get on... Since my last post about my real estate license … Continue reading Time flies
License part 1: I now have my Maryland drivers license! I went to the MVA (like the DVLA) up in Westminster (yes, UK names everywhere!) on Monday and hoped to have my new license all sorted out there and then. Unfortunately they needed me to sit both a short computer test and 'skills' test. I was able to sit the … Continue reading Licensing
Just as I have been learning about being a ministers wife, I also have been learning about being a Scot in America. Here are some of my day to day annoyances, dilemmas, amusing moments, language stumbling points etc... Finding somewhere that sells a decent cup of tea and rejoicing, and then discovering that although you asked the cashier to not … Continue reading Differences; part 1
Highlighter pens make enforcing time off a little easier, with a splash of colour. It's ok to walk in to their office and tidy up their desk, because let's face it, they don't care either way as long as their commentary is still open on the right page. Tea is always the answer, unless of course you … Continue reading Things I’ve learnt as a pastors wife; part 1 of many.
What's new in the land of settling in to America? Well, many things! Nairn the Nissan is proving to be fun and adventurous. He kindly took us all the way to New Jersey and back for a visit to the in-laws at the end of last week. It was fun to see how much the … Continue reading Two weeks down, many to go
MEET NAIRN. NAIRN THE NISSAN. Why Nairn? Well, a Scottish name, of course! It feels important to share bits of Scotland here in Maryland. But also seeing as Chris (my previous car) has moved on to pastures new with Eilidh and Charlie in Essex, and Eilidh is originally from Nairn. As Eilidh said, it's like Nairn … Continue reading Nairn