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Nonimmigrant · 12h ago

Morbid curiosity

Taking your parents to Houston's National Museum of Funeral History might be considered not the most diplomatic of moves, but my Dad was insistent.  So we jumped in my car, which is certainl...
Nonimmigrant · 5d ago

Third generation Texans

My parents have arrived!  Which means that, for a short while, chocolate Hobnobs exist in eastern Texas.  My Mum and Dad decided that the heat in Britain had got a bit much so needed to get ...
Nonimmigrant · 2W ago

Fanatics

When you move around a lot you have to stay flexible, and nowhere is this truer than in the sporting arena.  In Berkeley we attended many tailgates for the Golden Bears.  Moving to San Franc...
Nonimmigrant · 2W ago

Under the bonnet

In this country you usually have to get out into the empty spaces to find the really odd stuff, like the pyramid at the center of the world, or the Miracle of America Museum, but thankfully ...
Nonimmigrant · 3W ago

Kolaches

At this fractious time on our planet it's good to remember what binds us together as a species, and that is meat wrapped in dough.  From the Cornish pasty to the Chilean empanada, the Chines...
Nonimmigrant · 1M ago

First Brits on the Moon

It was time to take a break from unpacking and have a look at what Houston has to offer.  I'd also managed to slice the top off my finger while trying to remove some staples with a kitchen k...
Nonimmigrant · 1M ago

Down in the big country

I woke up and I was in Texas.  I knew it was Texas because when I lifted the top of the hotel waffle machine my waffle was in the shape of Texas.  I told the hotel clerk we were moving here ...
Nonimmigrant · 1M ago

Paradise regained

We finished off our beach holiday and drove back to DC, on our way to Houston.  Not the most direct route but there was some complication with getting our car picked up here so we could then...
Nonimmigrant · 1M ago

See you later

After the madness of moving house, all this relaxing-on-holiday stuff has left me feeling a little unstressed.  With nothing exciting to do like dusting or cleaning my heart rate hasn't been...
Nonimmigrant · 1M ago

No fixed abode

We Davieses are, by nature, a migratory species (we don't breed in captivity) but even I have been left dizzy by a fourth different bed on a fourth consecutive night. It began when the mover...