About me: I first came to Australia for a three month visit. I was taking a little break between graduating college and moving onto Real Life: applying for grad school, getting a Serious Job, and not eating cold pizza for breakfast anymore. That was seven years ago. Now I'm married to a wonderful nerd with a cute accent, and I can't imagine life any other way.
Catching Up: Pirate Edition Can you believe these guys...
...turned three years old in April?!With my dad visiting from the States, we decided to repeat last year's birthday trip to the zoo...
Plotting how to take over the world. While riding zebras.
...before heading home to dig into the birthday cakes the Pirates had been... Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:13:00
Catching Up: Family Edition Part of the Stuff That Happened In The Dark Days of Not-Blogging series.Two months ago, my dad came for a 10 day visit. I hadn't seen him since the Pirates were 3 months old, and giving him a hug when he got off the plane was one of the most emotional moments I've had in a long time!Dad got to see t... Fri, 21 Jun 2013 06:02:00
Christmas in June The public library's annual book sale started today.
$0.50 each, people! Support your local library!
There is a remote possibility I may have gone a tad overboard.
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Ten weeks later My last post was ten weeks ago. I know. I know.Here's the thing: this was my very last semester for my postgrad degree. And it was a loooong ass semester. I spent so much of my time preparing assignments that I had little freedom for anything else, including blogging. And it's finally over. My final... Sun, 16 Jun 2013 12:28:00
Run, Elise! I've been swamped with assignments lately (last semester, woohoo!) but I have to steal a few minutes to post this.The Indigenous Marathon Project selects a squad of 12 amateur runners each year, then gives them nine months of intensive training with the goal of running the Boston or New York Maratho... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:00:00