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 […]
January 20, 2006

Immigration Process

A lot of folks ask what the emigration process was like for us. The following is a timeline of events, starting with our hiring of an immigration consultant, Immigration Law Advocates, in April 2005. While we’d heard it was fairly easy to go through the emigration channels oneself, we elected […]
January 16, 2006


From the time we started talking about this move about a year and a half ago, the word faith has entered and remained a key concept in my vocabulary. This has been an incredible year of change for me; changes in ways that I’ve not been accustomed to. I’ve always […]
January 15, 2006

It’s Coming Together

The pieces are starting to fall into place. We’ve agreed upon the freight company and picked the dates we want to pack and load the container (February 21 & 22) and we’ve picked our fly-out date: February 28th. This all finally gelled when our dear friend Daniel decided when and […]