(wait for it…) Yes, wait. The saying is true. Good things are happening and I think it’s time for my blog to get a facelift. I’m sensing a change—not just my address or current country (although that will be changing soon enough), but in the energy of the universe. This will be the summer of … Continue reading Good Things Come To Those Who….
I am aware that today is Christmas and I should be blogging about something that is Christmas related, but I started writing this entry a month ago and would like to finish. I think of it as a gift unto myself. Tis the season, after all! So, here’s what I started way back when, sort of an … Continue reading Food: A Love Story
I have an annoying tendency to tell people to read my blog, and it’s not always a good idea. The most regrettable population I target are guys with whom I go on dates. Typically, I don’t come at them with “Read my blog or there will be no second date,” but I adamantly talk about … Continue reading To Share or Not To Share: The Blogger’s Dilemma
Beware of the rant! If you recall, I got into a bit of a fender bender in Ireland, and because I DIDN’T put the car on my credit card, and DIDN’T waive the absurd rental car insurance, and because I HAPPENED to be driving into an UNMARKED intersection in the middle of NOWHERE when a car came out … Continue reading 23 Ways To Spend $2,317 Other Than Paying Off Damages To A Rental Car That Was Not Entirely My Fault And Could Have Been Avoided Altogether
The title is a bit of a misnomer*. *particularly because at the time I wrote this, I actually thought it was Friday. I was referencing Virgin Australia Airlines, which is the airline I flew while traveling from Australia to New Zealand. For some reason–likely one of quality–I drafted this blog and never published … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Traveling with Virgins
Milford Sound or Mil-fjord My trip to Milford Sound began most notably with my having to pee. It’s my own fault, really, because I always insist on having coffee when I wake up. But it’s also the bus’s fault because they took forever to leave Queenstown, picking everybody up from his/her respective hotels. By the … Continue reading Move over Iowa, this is Heaven
I hate bugs. The fat executioner guy in The Mummy says he hates bugs and then gets eaten by scarab beetles, so I suppose I should use caution when making that declaration, but they’re currently on my mind because I just saw the biggest spider on my wall, and then it disappeared. … Continue reading Spiders at Night and Stripping for Wasps
Today is Friday the 13th. How can one NOT write a blog on Friday the 13th? Well, perhaps one such as myself, who doesn’t have anything eerie to say, or anything that involves severed heads or people in hockey masks or even the good ol’ F.K. (Freddy Kruger, which reminds me of the nickname … Continue reading Friday the 13th: Ode to public toilets
Fun fact: Did you know, there are more sheep in New Zealand than people? I haven’t seen THAT many sheep yet, but I did notice cows at the airport when we landed. Speaking of landing, I believe a place can be more or less accurately judged by the experience one has at its … Continue reading Welcome to New Zealand; Wow, that’s a lot of sheep.
Hello dear readers! I’m back! For those of you who noticed my absence, one—wow, thanks, and two—I apologize. The time has come for me to blog again because, if you didn’t check this update here, I am headed to the other side of the world. [I wanted to say, “To the Land Down Under!” but I’m only … Continue reading “Down” but not out!