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The Minor(?) Cost of a Great Weekend

This past weekend was marvelous! Rachael flew in, Donkey and Lisa came by and Husband’s twin was here, too. The weather was perfect. There was a half game of gonzo croquet, several hands of cutthroat bridge, rich food and many carbonated beverages. 399 more words

Weeks 11 and 12: Canoeing, volunteering and the Beringia

I forgot to post some awesome pictures of a canoe adventure Josi and I got up to on Saturday July 18th.

The weather is still rainy and damp. 251 more words


Abandoned post-match Aussie #Ashes speech leaked...

As the England cricket team lifted the Ashes today, an abandoned first draft of outgoing Australia captain Michael Clarke’s post match speech was leaked to the press. 212 more words


Tuesday 18th August 2015 - Nymans.

This afternoon my sister Michelle, her son Sam, Emily, George and I went to Nymans. It’s a wonderful National Trust place in West Sussex. When I was training for my Shine walk, I walked from my house to here which is 26 miles and it took me 7 hours! 459 more words

Swift-Tuttle, Tuttle’s and a frog

Last night, I stretched out on the ground and watched the sky for half an hour or so and saw at least ten falling stars–one with a trail that remained for a second or two, and I was grateful. 464 more words

An afternoon on the green

60th birthday celebrations today!  A fun afternoon spent playing croquet with family and friends at the Stephens Croquet Club, Yeronga.  A great little club with friendly members who made us all feel very welcome.   6 more words


The Human Croquet A Novel

Even though there is some similarity in between croquet and Golf (both are played on grass, or need to be anyway, the two use balls, equally are played by employing some type of club or mallet to transfer the balls, etc…) most men and women don’t usually associate the two. 247 more words