Monthly Archives: June 2013

Porch culture

This post is dedicated to J, L and Z, our first and best guides through American culture, whose fine porch swing is pictured above.  There was a porch on the house where I grew up, in the north of England, … Continue reading

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Cake

I’m feeling emotional today after saying our first goodbye. So this is by way of a consolatory post where I remind myself that all is not lost: we may be losing some friends, but we are returning to the land … Continue reading

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Log cabins

With a few months left in America, we started in April to tick off (or check off, as people here say) some trips that we felt sure were essential to a full American experience. First up: the log cabin. To … Continue reading

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