Faith: London

London was an interesting city for my faith research. We took weekend trips, so I didn’t get to really see Tottenham on a Sunday, though I did get to explore the Tottenham on my runs and I did explore a few other communities around London.…

When I say “Hand”

Since being on our trip, there’s been a ton more family time.  We are often in busy places, with lots of people, and we need to move quickly and stick together, which means we’ve been working on Nolan’s listening skills. When Jim, Nolan, and I…

Family: London

I gotta say, London was a winner for me in the Family category. I don’t’ know if it was because our own family dynamics changed or if London was as lovely as it seemed to be.   I can validate the perspective that Londoners are…

Food: London Part 2

After getting the food home from our initial stock-up from TESCO, I noticed some of the food expired quickly. For example, the single cream had a label that said, “use within 3-days of opening” and the strawberries, while amazing, started to go back within about…

Food: London Part 1

When we book locations, we research ahead of time to ensure our house is close to a grocery store.  In London, we were about a half mile walk from a TESCO. TESCO is comparable to a Kroger. It’s a larger store with a bit of…

What is Home?

The day before we left for England, we went back to our house one last time to drop off the remainder of our stuff for storage. On the way, Nolan said, “we’re going to Reid’s house, he’s taking care of it while we’re gone.” (Reid,…

Football is Coming Home

Could there be a better time to be living in London? For the first time since 1990, England made the semifinals of the World Cup, and I got to witness it first hand! For their match against Columbia, I searched online for the best sports…

No.18 Jansons Road

When we first arrived in London, I found myself super anxious.  It finally hit me that we are doing this!  I took a deep breath and referred back to my check-in list and quickly went to work. Step 1: Assess the living space at No.18…