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
Where 9 years have gone, I do not know. Especially in this big move across the pond I often wonder what she'd be saying about life. Probably to drink tea, take each day as it comes, and as long as it makes you happy then go for it. Thanks for the many memories you left … Continue reading Memories
How was your journey? How have the first few days been? What did you watch on the flight? What's the weather like? Take a look... London Heathrow Terminal 5... 2 very large (slight overweight, shh) suitcases, 2 oversized cabin bags, 1 trolley = an interesting time navigating the queues to bag drop! After a relatively … Continue reading The Arrival