Monthly Archives: April 2010

Mack the Knife

Those of you who are faint of heart might want to skip to the second half of this post. Please scroll down until you see the line of asterisks******* Are they gone? Okay good. Mack the Knife: this is how … Continue reading

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I love being told I’m the best

The weather here has been really great lately, and great weather sets off a lot of food cravings for me, not the least of which is iced coffee. This is an issue because we have a tiny freezer and that … Continue reading

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seriously guys

Yet another item that is super hard to find here in the UK: applesauce. Specifically, applesauce that has no added sugar. The nearest grocery store has zero jars of applesauce. Waitrose has zero. The ADSA (WalMart) website says they have … Continue reading

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wherein I report on the state of hospitals in the UK

Well last night turned into a rather interesting evening. But first, the good news. There’s a (rather posh) kitchen store downtown that sharpens knives for only £2. The catch? They don’t do it in-house and it takes about a week. … Continue reading

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s.o.s.

So yesterday I discovered yet another food that Brits apparently aren’t interested in: microwave popcorn. I’ve been trying to cut the junk food out of my diet but I’m experiencing serious snack-envy because Ben really likes these bacon chips they … Continue reading

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what are you, chicken?

Being in a foreign country is cool and all, but sometimes I just really miss America. Yeah, I’ll admit it: I miss giant cars and giant steaks and most of all giant ovens. Our oven is too narrow to fit … Continue reading

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Hmm

Last night I dreamed I was at the mall and I saw President Obama hanging out with Howard Stern. Weird, right?

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