New Year’s Eve is a handy “this time last year” day. This time last year we had recently left California and we were getting ready to move to the UK. We thought we would be going in January but it took us much longer than expected to get the visas. This year we have recently […]
Archive for December, 2010
How I missed TJ’s in the UK.
That’s the name of Sam’s zippy sled.
We spent the morning shoveling and the afternoon sledding.
Sam adjusts the setting on her blinky Christmas bling.
We made it. Seems like we got out of the UK just in time, too, as snow storms have crippled British airports today. Yesterday our flight to the US was smooth and easy. Nevertheless it was a very long day and we all went to bed at 7:30PM local time and I think we’re headed […]
It was hard to choose a photo for today. It’s not that there were many brilliant candidates. It’s just that there were moments that I thought defined the day: the words “The End” that I typed on the last page of the novel I’ve been writing since November 2009 (I finished it this morning!); the […]
Parents were invited to watch the final class of the year. Sam is straight back in the center, wearing the blue leotard, pink skirt and purple tights. This was also her last class in Brighton.
Sam and Sofia played warrior princesses today. See how fierce and scary Sam looks? I also like to think of this as her “I’m-tired-of-saying-goodbye-to-my-friends” look.
For our last Sunday in Brighton we wanted to do Sunday roast. We had a recommendation for the Lion and Lobster Pub near us. Lunch was fine. Extra points for the name and extra extra points for the fireplace.