Thursday, June 12, 2014

Brazil 2014: The World Cup Widow’s Guide to Surviving It Stateside

When we flew across the Atlantic from London to Maryland in August 2012 I remember this conversation very clearly as we took a break between inflight movies.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

8 English Places and Their U.S. Namesakes

They say that the United States is a nation of immigrants. Of course, historically, a good percentage of these immigrants came from the fair shores of England and, whether they came here on the Mayflower or on later expeditions, there was something these colonialists liked to do a lot: name towns and cities after places back home.