February 18, 2006

Emotional SeeSaw Part II

I didn’t think it was possible, but this week was absolutely worse than last week. The ol’ insomnia has kicked in. I’ve been averaging five to six hours sleep a night, generally eyes popping open around four or five am, unable to calm the mind back into a peaceful slumber. […]
February 10, 2006

Emotional SeeSaw Part I

This has been a week of wild emotions. With less than three weeks to go, we have reached the ‘panic’ and high stress stage of the journey. Every day seems grueling and there are too many tasks to possibly be accomplished. Interspersed throughout are lots of social activities as we […]
February 8, 2006

Local Time

Another site to bookmark for anyone planning to call us: New Zealand local time. New Zealand is a day AHEAD and, depending on whether either country is in daylight savings time (they don’t happen at the same time), can be 3 to 5 hours BEHIND U.S. Pacific Standard Time (most […]
February 3, 2006

Weather in Christchurch

For those of you wanting to know what kinds of temperatures we’re experiencing or when to plan for your visit, bookmark this link to Christchurch weather. Temperatures are reported in Fahrenheit so as not to confuse those of us not used to the metric system. The average temperatures for Christchurch […]