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More work, this time on a vineyard

After completing our greenhouse work for a week, Emma and I realized how lovely this area truly was – beautiful beaches and other scenery, tons of vineyards and really friendly people. 223 more words

New Zealand

The Shore

The North Shore. For some people it is Auckland, the only place to be other than the occasional excursion over the bridge to work, for others it’s a soulless sprawl of new houses enlivened by some beautiful beaches. 522 more words


Here's what a week of work at a chilli pepper greenhouse is like...

As cleverly suggested by my gal pal Tess, I am going to provide insight into our week of work at a chilli greenhouse in Matakana. … 233 more words

New Zealand

#matakana pub for a few beers

Soon to Come

It is freaking cold. That is all I have to say about being back in Iowa as of right now. The ground is covered in snow and we all know how much I adore snow. 329 more words


Camping at Pakiri

With a few days left before most people return to work, Jono, his two brothers, a friend and I decided to go camping. With the success of beach days at Omaha we foundĀ  278 more words