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Forum: USA
Oct 21st 2012, 4:42 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,235
Posted By clarissageo

Re: Your Story: UK-US

*sigh* I love your blog :)
Aug 4th 2012, 7:08 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 5,362
Posted By clarissageo

Re: Brits with American Kids

We moved over here when my twin boys were 10 (they will be 15 in october), and I thought they would keep their british accents......

Yeah, that was a mistake. Within 3 months they started to lose...
Jul 14th 2012, 3:52 am
Replies: 910
Views: 125,817
Posted By clarissageo

Re: N-400 Post your individual journey please! v.2011

All done and dusted! Today my relationship with USCIS was finally over (for now ;) )

At 11am today, along with 49 other people from 30 different countries, I became a US Citizen. The ceremony was...
Jun 28th 2012, 1:25 am
Replies: 57
Views: 3,678
Posted By clarissageo

Re: U.S.Anniversary

Landed with CR1 Visa in hand on December 14th 2008.

Just waiting for the date for my Oath Ceremony - looks like it may be July 13th... :)
Jun 23rd 2012, 8:58 pm
Replies: 156
Views: 21,815
Posted By clarissageo

Re: Does "Tramp Stamp" equal...

I'm considering getting a tramp stamp .... it will be my first tat, and i'm headed for my 40th soon!

My hubby has a US/UK flag combined on his calf, and I want to get one to match, but in ribbon...
Jun 23rd 2012, 8:51 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,019
Posted By clarissageo

Re: Abuse to 68 year old bus monitor by middle school kids

I watched it and was horrified. Promptly launched into a lecture with the stinky teens how if I ever found out they did something like that I would beat them to within an inch of their lives, and I...
Jun 23rd 2012, 7:07 pm
Replies: 910
Views: 125,817
Posted By clarissageo

Re: N-400 Post your individual journey please! v.2011

My Case status was finally updated on Thursday, to 'in line for Oath Ceremony scheduling'.... Hopefully not too long until the big day now!

PS: Ian..... I was googling 'Naturalization ceremony...
Forum: USA
May 2nd 2012, 12:28 am
Replies: 64
Views: 5,911
Posted By clarissageo

Re: Trying to be excited about going to baseball game.

In May last year we managed to get tickets from a friend to opening day of the Cincinnati Reds..... I was dead against going - to such an extent that it caused a MAJOR row between me and the hubster...
Apr 30th 2012, 11:31 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 5,678
Posted By clarissageo

Re: American Children

Mine Can't switch between the two. When they try and do an English accent, it sounds just like an American trying to do an English accent. Stupid. :)
Apr 30th 2012, 11:28 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 5,678
Posted By clarissageo

Re: American Children

My twins were just 11 when we moved over here. They come over as full fledged Yorkshire Monkeys.... Everyone loved them, they were a real novelty.

Within 3 months it was gone, and they sounded...
Apr 29th 2012, 9:33 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,747
Posted By clarissageo

Re: Working in a shop in California

Whenever I get the 'where are you from'..... I normally just tell them, 'union, kentucky' with a very sweet smile :)

Working just across the river, in cincinati OH, you would be shocked at the...
Apr 29th 2012, 1:35 am
Replies: 142
Views: 11,140
Posted By clarissageo

Re: When did you emigrate to America?

June 12th 2008, for 90 days on the vwp with the hubby and kids to get the house set up ready for when my CR1 was approved...

Then as a 'real' LPR on December 14th 2008, Manchester to...
Forum: USA
Apr 29th 2012, 1:19 am
Replies: 98
Views: 13,202
Posted By clarissageo

Re: American toilets

I don't understand the not locking of the doors.... At work we have to knock before we try open the door because at least 6 of the grown women we work with don't lock it and have been caught with...
Forum: USA
Apr 28th 2012, 6:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By clarissageo

Re: Experience of family court??

I didn't read the whole of the last thread Ian is referring to, but reading his post, I back that sentiment 150%. LTR is not a DIY job. Just by going into it referring to the past is a huge mistake....
Apr 24th 2012, 10:11 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 5,411
Posted By clarissageo

Re: British vs. American Spelling

I'm the Brit, and I'm mom to my stinky teens, even though they were 10 when we moved here and always used mum before then. I even call my own mum 'mom' now, just habit I guess.

Working in...
Apr 20th 2012, 12:20 am
Replies: 910
Views: 125,817
Posted By clarissageo

Re: N-400 Post your individual journey please! v.2011

Done! Passed with flying Colors :D :D

We got to Louisville over an hour early, and grabbed a bite to eat and did some last minute swotting before heading over to the Courthouse. Neither of us had...
Apr 18th 2012, 11:14 pm
Replies: 910
Views: 125,817
Posted By clarissageo

Re: N-400 Post your individual journey please! v.2011

Well, Its freak out time for me!

Interview is tomorrow at 2.30pm in Louisville, KY and I'm in overdrive wondering if i've got everything I need - I've checked and double checked, had patients at...
Apr 16th 2012, 11:36 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By clarissageo

Re: Ex husband stopping me moving to the usa with kids

Have a good read of this thread http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=537388&highlight=stepkids

Its in the NZ forum, but the rules for removing children from the UK when the non resident...
Mar 19th 2012, 11:02 pm
Replies: 910
Views: 125,817
Posted By clarissageo

Re: N-400 Post your individual journey please! v.2011

Yeah, about 1.5 hours.... no biggie really, considering what is at the end of it :)

I'm already planning my post-oath-ceremony party!
Mar 17th 2012, 6:53 pm
Replies: 910
Views: 125,817
Posted By clarissageo

Re: N-400 Post your individual journey please! v.2011

Received my interview letter today :) April 19th at 2.30pm..... Only bummer is I have to drive to Louisville which kinda sucks, but hey ho!
Mar 11th 2012, 4:13 am
Replies: 910
Views: 125,817
Posted By clarissageo

Re: N-400 Post your individual journey please! v.2011

Had my biometrics done on Wednesday..... It was super fast, in and out in 10 minutes.... The lady who took them even had a laugh and joke with me, when she was taking my picture she said I looked...
Feb 23rd 2012, 12:09 am
Replies: 910
Views: 125,817
Posted By clarissageo

Re: N-400 Post your individual journey please! v.2011

Got my biometrics appointment through yesterday ..... March 7th... And the good news is that even though according to the website my local office is Lexington, (88 miles away), my appointment is in...
Forum: Meet-ups
Feb 19th 2012, 12:58 am
Replies: 740
Views: 86,080
Posted By clarissageo

Re: Who is from Yorkshire?

Oh yeah.... Weaverthorpe is certainly .... ummmm..... Yeah.

Great pub there though, amazing food!

To be honest, having grown up in Leeds, then moving to Weaverthorpe was more of a culture shock...
Forum: Meet-ups
Feb 18th 2012, 10:16 pm
Replies: 740
Views: 86,080
Posted By clarissageo

Re: Who is from Yorkshire?

Wow..... Had no idea there were that many yorkies on here!

I'm originally from Leeds (grew up in Alwoodley, then moved to Morley when I married mistake #1 who was a Yeadon lad) ..... Went to high...
Feb 17th 2012, 1:06 am
Replies: 910
Views: 125,817
Posted By clarissageo

Re: N-400 Post your individual journey please! v.2011

So this is moving WAY faster than I thought it would.... I signed up for the text and email alerts, and got one this afternoon telling me a notice has been sent out for me to go for my biometrics.......
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