January 24, 2009

Destination: Hurunui High Country Track, January 17-21, 2009

   “Slow down, you move to fast, you got to make the morning last…” One of my life lessons to learn is to slow down.   It’s something that can be quite difficult for me as my mind is always onto something else; my body is generally always in constant motion.   […]
December 20, 2008

Spring Fever: Life Vol. 11 ; October 1 – December 21, 2008

You know those time-lapse movies where they show the full life cycle of plants in just a few seconds?  Well, that’s what spring has felt like for me.  Things are moving and growing so quickly that we barely have time to breathe and catch our breaths. The last ten weeks […]
November 30, 2008

Destination North Island: Auckland, Mangakino, Wellington, Nov 18 – 24, 2008

Another excuse for a road trip.  This time dictated by a Kiwiburn (KB) work weekend out at the site on the Whakamaru Domain in Mangakino. We decided we’d go up to the north island for the work weekend as we wanted to see our KB pals.   We’ve also been in […]
November 30, 2008

Destination: Motueka, South Island, Nov 3 – 6, 2008

Spring is a good time for traveling.  Earlier in November, Bruce & I went on a road trip with our friend Briar,  heading up to the top of the south island to Ngatimoti (about 30 km south of Moteuka) to visit her friends Shiloh and Lani and their kids Aarla […]