October 19, 2010

Ten Things I Like About Our New House

1. Our backyard is so tranquil, especially with the stream running through. 2. Two peach trees, two apple trees, a grape vine, lemon tree, and rhubarb. 3. We have a gas stove! 4. It’s quiet as we’re no longer on a main road. 5. We have a modern kitchen. 6. […]
October 6, 2010

Building a House: Bedrooms and Bathrooms (July 25 – September 30, 2010)

In my last post about the renovation, we ended with Pete & Kat planning to take a months’ break from Wainui to work on their own projects and for us to have a little bit of down time.   We did manage a tiny wee break when we went down to […]
October 3, 2010

It Ain’t Over Until the Fat Lady Sings….

And baby, she is singing tonight! What a LONG four weeks this has been. You all may recall that a 7.1 earthquake rocked Christchurch on September 4, 2011, exactly four weeks ago today.   Since then, Christchurch has experienced over 1300 aftershocks.  While the majority of them have been too small […]
September 8, 2010

Flowing with Grace

If there ever was a time to flow with Grace, then this is it. These past few days have been full of contrasts. I’d been looking forward to the weekend of September 3-5 for months for I was going to be attending a yoga weekend workshop hosted by our local […]