February 20, 2006

The Kidlet Gang

Last night we had dinner with the ‘kidlet’ gang. This refers to a group of my long-term close friends of whom the majority now have kids. They are my west coast family — I’ve been friends with them since I moved to SF in 1989. We know each other’s families; […]
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 […]