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Despite my deplorbable dance skills, earlier this week, the VCU Pep Band taught me how to do the Haka, despite their better judgement. Thanks to Ryan Kopacsi, Matt Alvarez, Brandon Hess, Allyson Topping, Chris Harding and Kayen Wilborn for the help.

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Kia Ora! (Be Well!)

Maori culture is an integral part of New Zealand and its history. We have been fortunate enough on our trip in the North Island to learn some of the history, culture and traditions of the various Maori groups. 402 more words

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50 things that make me happy - part 2

Perhaps the simplest but deepest wisdom is just being happy.

With my 50th birthday less than three weeks away, I decided to list 50 things that make me happy. 337 more words

Kia Ora days eight and nine - trails and tribe'jubilations

Kia Ora said our guide/driver followed by hey and several other Maori words. Maori means life force and boy did he have that. Fr’instnce on the way back to Central Rotorua he had us singing ‘She’ll be coming round the mountain’ as he spun the coach four or five times round a deserted roundabout. 1,854 more words