(Got a few more posts to squeeze in go before we head back across the pond.) Even after living here for 3+ years, we still do a bit of romanticinzing about the culture and comparing UK to US life- so here goes of few of the things we will miss the most: Public Toilets! Yep. The … Continue reading 10 Things Scotland does Better than America
Oh Scotland you are making it impossible to ever leave! Like a sea, your sky breaks and breathes mists, stormy grey. Shy sun. Employing all manner of means to avoid being known. Stooping low to make eye contact, giving us brief shadows, apologizing for getting our hopes up, sinking quickly with a blush. Your austere … Continue reading I wrote a poem for Scotland- of sorts.
This has been a year of severity and its only half over. I took another walk on the beach last week similiar to the other one I took just a few months ago. This time to process the loss of my brother-in-law Ed whose short illness ended so abruptly. After losing two family members is such … Continue reading More grief…. Same ocean