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Kayaking Wrecks of Homebush Bay

Sunday: We were originally signed up for a walk of the Blue Mountains with one of the meetup groups, but at the last minute, Jeff had to catch up on work. 170 more words


Culture Shock: Paris to Arkansas, Reflections on Three Months Abroad, Part V

Part V: On Books and Traveling, or, “He Went to Paris”

I fell in love with Paris, or at least the idea of Paris, so long ago that it’s hard to pinpoint, but the attraction began forming in the late 70s and early 80s. 557 more words

Travel Essay

Sail Away Masculine Card

Operation Write Home always has a need for masculine cards. I know I usually make feminine cards, and a lot of them have flowers and/or butterflies. 127 more words


One Week in, Sydney

We’ve spent a week in Sydney already! Some highlights…

1. Found and successfully applied for our apartment, which we are scheduled to move into early February. 327 more words



Yes, that can be the best way to mess up a perfect mood, being disturbed in the middle of a thought that brings you absolute satisfaction, daydreaming about where you want to be, and who you want to be with, but your disturbed by a sudden beep from a register, with someone glaring at you, wanting you to complete the sale. 23 more words