Month: November 2012

Check that off the list

In the past 29hrs we made a very quick trip to Charleston SC. We drove down thursday morning, after waking up at a B&B that we stayed at Wednesday night as my gift to Robin for her birthday. We went to Charleston because Robins…

Why is it…

As i prepare to leave the USA and move home for a while i cannot help but reflect on living with Americans for slightly over a decade. I’m sure that people back home will ask me that in conversation. Reality is, that’s a very difficult…

The to do list grows…

If you ever move overseas, start early and often on ALL the things that have to be done. Right now its more than a fulltime job. That said many things on that very list have not been able to be started until now. On…

A Thankful Day

Yesterday we drove out to the country with Robins parents, brother, aunt & uncle visiting for Thanksgiving to literally spend the day working. We cleaned & repaired gutters. Cleaned windows, pruned shrubs, the list goes on. It was great to be out on what…

“Why is it…”

As i read the newspaper (BTW… something i don’t normall do & haven’t in some time. Only participate in this ritual when i’m at Robins parents house)  this morning with my coffee & toast i spent various amounts of time reading stories ranging from the local…

Shopping for Shipping Containers & Women Catholic Priests

Today we really started looking for a company to get our stuff to NZ. the joke for woman & I is all we are taking are clothes, Robins books & collection of crosses. AND… my toys… kayaks & bikes. Anyways we found this great…

“Just make it to the state line &…”

Finally made it “home” early last night after a 4 hour drive from Harrisonburg Virginia. BUT!!! not before i went and found some sweet mtn bike trails a little west of where i was for the week. Left early to drive to the George…