November 30, 2011

Home Sweet Home: Christchurch & Wainui, Nov 11 – 30, 2011

We’re home a little over two weeks from our major trip abroad.   I’m thrilled to be home but things have been a bit of a blur as we have arrived in the full force of spring.    Both houses were/are overgrown with weeds and the grass in Wainui was standing proudly […]
February 25, 2011

The Longest Week: February 25, 2011

Christchurch Canterbury Earthquake
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 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 […]