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Hokitika Getaway

James and I did one night away this week, leaving the kids in Christchurch at school and with a sitter (in the evening). We were only gone from 9am on Monday until 3pm on Tuesday but it was great to get away for a bit! 442 more words

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Don't tramp when you're sick - Lagoon Saddle Day walk ( July 4 2015)

I’m really sorry it’s been so quiet around here lately.  This winter has been plagued with sickness. And when I say this winter, I mean me. 429 more words

New Zealand

August 21st aka A Good Day

A fabulous winter day in the South Island of New Zealand. I am home for 5 weeks and on August 21st I took a trip across the Southern Alps to my birthplace and hometown. 214 more words

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Bach to Bach

After our stop at Castle Rock, we had less than an hour to go to Arthur’s Pass Village and our rental house for the night. 634 more words


Castle Hill Walk

We left Christchurch on Saturday morning, heading west toward Arthur’s Pass. As we drove out of town we experimented with windshield wiper speeds on our new car as the heavy grey clouds overhead were pelting us with cold wet raindrops. 391 more words


A Good Way to Celebrate a Birthday

Over the last two weeks, Jeff and I have celebrated our birthdays.  Elijah has enjoyed every minute of our birthdays.  On each of our birthdays Elijah would constantly say “Happy Birthday Mommy” or “Happy Birthday Daddy” and sing “Happy birthday” to us.  333 more words