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Summer of Fun - Day 21 (18/0814)

Runway Visitor Centre

We had a fabulous day watching planes take off and land, and looking at all the different ones.  We were shown around a decommissioned plane (Scary amount of buttons / levers / dials!!!), and got to look inside a couple of others!   83 more words

Days Out With Kids

The Jungle

One of the things I was most looking forward to with owning a home was to have a garden to take care of! So the first week we were in the house, I decided to tackle the jungle in the front yard and make it look decent again! 129 more words

First-time Homeowners

Bee's Bucket List: Rock Climbing

I finally did it. After my trip to the U.K we stopped in Colorado and I took Lisa (my sister in law) to the mountains, got a guide and went climbing. 292 more words

Bucket List

Visiting New Orleans

From 2014 August Weekend in Nola

Flying into the sunset

From 2014 August Weekend in Nola

The storm below must be a big one

Checked off my 48th state last weekend, when we visited New Orleans, Louisiana. 422 more words


Trees That I Love 

The small Melaleuca trees in the dry Queensland bush – small, thin and bent like ageing jockeys. They have paper bark and scant yellow bottlebrush flowers. 286 more words


Remembering Susie Sneakers

Remembering Susie Sneakers I realize, I have become Annie Ariats out here in the country.

“I’ve got to be prepared,” I tell myself, “for fire ants.” Those tiny red devils chomp a bite leaving me to itch for hours or days. 371 more words

Personal Writing