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Heading to the USA

The tickets have been bought and within a few short weeks we will be heading to the USA.  Just a short post today as we’re eager to get packing and sorting.  I just wanted to make the announcement: We’ll be … Continue reading

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My Australian Anniversary

Last year on this day I first stumbled off a plane in Sydney and took my first steps on Australian soil.  Hardly a noble moment, I staggered in after several delayed and missed flights in desperate need of a shower … Continue reading

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Oprah Wraps It Up

Oprah’s epic trip Down Under is winding to a close, and things are starting to return to normal.  I’m sure everyone back in the states is getting all the crazy highlights of the two shows she taped on the steps … Continue reading

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Quokkas, Koalas and Wombats…Oh My!

Last Sunday morning’s long awaited zoo trip started off with more of a fizzle then a bang, as often happens with long awaited events. I remember crowing out the words “kangaroo day!” before my eyes were even opened. My enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Day!

Off to the zoo this morning, and so far not a great start.  The other half woke up sick and it looks rainy and cold out… but the ‘roos are waiting so we’ll see what happens.  Keep you updated…. (cross your fingers)!

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Oprah Down Under

The news here is abuzz with news of the media goddess Oprah’s arrival Down Under, but already, less the 24 hours into the venture, there are dissatisfied whispers and side comments laced with sarcasm. Fans were disappointed initially upon Oprah’s … Continue reading

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Just a Few Kangaroo Theories

Just a few more days and I will be off to the Adelaide Zoo to see all the animals, and most importantly, try to find out what a kangaroo’s pouch feels like.  My husband, born and raised Aussi, says his … Continue reading

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To Sum It Up… Australia

    If I had to sum up Australia in a texture, it would be corrugated steel and roses.  If I could bottle it as a smell it would be spicy smoked flowers.  The color would be the brilliant, … Continue reading

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Finally Getting Settled

I’ve been in Australia for just about two months now, and things are finally settling down enough for me to focus online again.  The first 30 days was a blur of new smells, tastes and accents.  The second month has … Continue reading

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