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Forum: USA
Aug 6th 2019, 7:39 pm
Forum: USA
Aug 6th 2019, 7:37 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By BellaE

Question Should I keep trying to get my sister to become a US citizen?

Hello everyone - haven't been here for a while! This forum was invaluable when I became a US citizen several years ago.
My siblings and I came to the US a very very very long time ago, somewhat...
Forum: USA
Aug 6th 2019, 7:02 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,711
Posted By BellaE

Question Should I keep trying to get my sister to become a US citizen?

Hello everyone - haven't been here for a while! This forum was invaluable when I became a US citizen several years ago.
My siblings and I came to the US a very very very long time ago, somewhat...
Jan 23rd 2015, 6:21 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By BellaE

My mother's ashes

My mother died last week. Here is her obituary (http://www.richardsonfuneralhome.net/obits/obituary.php?id=525664). She always wanted to go back to England, but as she got older and more infirm, it...
Nov 12th 2014, 2:51 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 4,231
Posted By BellaE

Re: A brief whine regarding Veteran's Day

Thanks for entertaining my whine! My sister is going to speak with the activity director and do a little consciousness-raising. By the time she does this, my mother will probably have forgotten all...
Nov 12th 2014, 12:20 am
Replies: 66
Views: 4,231
Posted By BellaE

Re: A brief whine regarding Veteran's Day

It counts, they just don't know it.
Nov 12th 2014, 12:06 am
Replies: 66
Views: 4,231
Posted By BellaE

A brief whine regarding Veteran's Day

My mum is in a nursing home in Massachusetts. My sister told me that the nursing home staff had a little ceremony today honoring the veterans living there, but didn't include my mother, because she...
Jan 23rd 2014, 7:07 pm
Replies: 185
Views: 9,026
Posted By BellaE

Deport the Biebs?

Just saw this article on Justin Bieber, who seems to have taken the next step in showing what a bad boy he really is. Surprised he wasn't also charged with underage drinking.

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Nov 9th 2013, 3:55 pm
Replies: 911
Views: 34,110
Posted By BellaE

Re: Being forced to wheel fat people

probably way too late, now that all this popcorn has been eaten and the trolls have had their day, but the OP's wife could see if she can get help here:...
Nov 9th 2013, 3:46 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,314
Posted By BellaE

Re: Naturalization

I became a US citizen 45 years after landing on these fair shores. No-one asked me why I took so long, but I did get comments in Immigration on how low my Alien number was. And I was annoyed by the...
Apr 20th 2013, 4:45 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 6,752
Posted By BellaE

Re: Baby born in the US - Did you/are you teaching them what it is to be British?

I taught my three (now grown) to eat Cadbury's and (with partial success) to say please and thank you. Also to appreciate the Beatles, Python, and Dr. Who. Apart from that, they are Yanks though...
Forum: USA
Apr 20th 2013, 4:35 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,613
Posted By BellaE

Re: will USA salary support me and my wife?

There are two travel agencies near us (and a couple of driving schools). We availed ourselves of the services of one of the driving schools when teaching our youngest son to drive proved to be too...
Forum: USA
Dec 18th 2012, 2:13 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,234
Posted By BellaE

Re: I want to move to the USA once I graduate - where to start?!

My oldest son (USC) has a degree in German, and has found absolutely no demand for it. Companies that do business in Germany have German employees who speak good to excellent English, and language...
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 14th 2012, 9:13 pm
Replies: 1,757
Views: 72,710
Posted By BellaE

Re: School shooting in CT

The problem IS the guns - even if all schools could be made "safe," what about colleges, malls, shopping centers where a Congress member is meeting her constituents, movie theaters.. etc, etc, etc? ...
Nov 12th 2012, 11:26 am
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By BellaE

Re: Which passport do you use?

Thanks everyone. No more standing in the long queue for me!!
Forum: USA
Nov 11th 2012, 5:56 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By BellaE

Australia, the new Canada

Apparently Australia is the new place to go to escape rampant socialism: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/08/kristen-neel-anti-obama-australia-tweet-backlash_n_2093160.html?utm_hp_ref=politics
Nov 11th 2012, 5:45 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By BellaE

Question Which passport do you use?

Hello all you dualies....I'm sure somebody has asked this question before, but I couldn't find a thread on it.
I arrived at Heathrow this morning on my first trip back since I became a USC. I had...
Sep 8th 2012, 9:17 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 17,889
Posted By BellaE

Re: Jelly Babies & Crunchy Bars banned?

No, that's because they leave the chocolate out.
Sep 8th 2012, 9:16 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 17,889
Posted By BellaE

Re: Jelly Babies & Crunchy Bars banned?

According to the FDA website '(www.fda.gov,) an attempted importation of Jelly Babies was refused in 2004 (not banned) for not having ingredients listed on the package, which is a violation of of...
Sep 7th 2012, 8:59 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 10,944
Posted By BellaE

Re: Signature ? on Certificate of Naturalization

I used my normal scrawly signature (which is not different from the one with photo), sent it off to get a passport and had no trouble at all - passport arrived a week later. Haven't taken the...
Sep 7th 2012, 7:36 pm
Replies: 910
Views: 126,062
Posted By BellaE

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

congrats to your hubby! glad to hear the ceremony did not change his taste in beer.
Aug 24th 2012, 5:48 pm
Replies: 910
Views: 126,062
Posted By BellaE

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

Oath ceremony this morning in Philadelphia! I have to say it was quite nice, and I was more moved than I expected. We arrived at 8 AM for a 9 AM appointment. We were asked to wait downstairs until...
Aug 13th 2012, 2:55 pm
Replies: 910
Views: 126,062
Posted By BellaE

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

Oh, and many thanks to BE, I wouldn't and couldn't have done it without all the great information and advice here.
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