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Father’s Day and Blue Fairy Wrens

Jamie called John wanting to postpone Father’s Day for one week. It was decided to return to Wungong Dam and photograph the blue fairy wrens there. This time I was able to go with...



So it looks like John is having a two part Father’s day this year and part one was a day’s outing to Watheroo and surrounding areas. Armed with what looks like a hand drawn...


John’s 60th Birthday Party

Georgie, John’s sister, gave him his 50th Birthday party, so when she suggested she do the 60th, it seemed right. Initially I had thought to have John’s birthday at the Perth Zoo, but the...

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Double Date in the Country

We went back to look for wildflowers, but this time Jamie and Naomi went with us. We did come across these inch ants… And later we met this little critter, a Bobtail Lizard. There...

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John’s Birthday

John’s birthday weekend started with a serene and pleasant sunset, and went straight to hectic after that. We were having guests over all weekend – not completely planned that way, but it happened. After...

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New Sofas

  When John moved into this house under rushed and unfortunate circumstances, he didn’t have anything for his living room. So he was given pieces of furniture that others no longer wanted or needed....

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Christmas Party at Georgie’s

Back in Maryland in the freezing temperatures, John and I get the invitation via Facebook from Georgie: Christmas Party combination birthday party for her granddaughter Louise. “Yay!” I think. “We get an extended Aussie...

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Father’s Day 2013

The first Sunday in September is Father’s Day in Australia. After a wonderful Father’s day message at church attached with some Tim Tams for all the dads, we went to Dad and Iris’s house....



    Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders “who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations”...

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The Birthday Before the Birthday

I’ve been known to give my children a birthday week, not just a birthday day. Sometimes it’s even felt like a birthday month. I wouldn’t love on my husband any less, and he had...

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Last Night in Perth

Last night in Perth It’s weird…you know the end of something great is coming, but you want to hold on, just for one more second…just so it can hurt a little more. After a...

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Dinner at Dad and Iris’s

After the zoo, we all went to Dad and Iris’s house for dinner. Iris served delicious turkey, potatoes, gravy, broccoli and cauliflower cooked in an amazing sauce.

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Perth Zoo with Jamie

After an evening on the floor eating fish and chips, we met Jamie and Kaymer at the Perth Zoo. We arrived late, so they were waiting for us. Since we arrived late, our tour...