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The Best of March 2013

March was a pretty rockin’ month. It was at the beginning of March that I had my first jam session with some friendly, ukulele-playing ladies. And not having anything but the $30 uke that I bought for the kids, I … Continue reading

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Best of February

February in Gizzy was pretty awesome. Here are the highlights from what we thought at the time would be the last days of summer. (Little did we know that we were in the midst of the longest summer EVER! Today, … Continue reading

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A week with my sister, our first visitor

[If you can get through to the end, you’re my favorite!] Our first visitor to New Zealand! We were all so excited to see my sister, Natalie. I was looking forward to catching up with her while showing her the … Continue reading

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The Best of January

January. What a month. Summer was here full-on, which also meant Summer vacation from school. It seems here in New Zealand, it’s rare to enroll your kids in day camp. Since many work places give lots of time off, most … Continue reading

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Besides daytripping, what do we do?

As a new friend here said, “I mean, I have 10 fingers. These nails don’t file themselves.” Hah! I’m not doing much in the way of nail-filing (to be clear, neither is she). In fact we have catapulted ourselves into … Continue reading

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