Over the weekend, Alex and I strolled around the neighborhoods just north of where we live in Melbourne. It was funny because…
Not Mr. McGregor’s Garden
Alex and I have been in Melbourne for two months now! We can’t believe how quickly time has…
CC’s Aussie Quarantine Diary: Day 6 – It’s the Little Things
Some days feel like the Jeopardy category “Potpourri,” a catch-all of variegated miscellany.
CC’s Aussie Quarantine Diary: Day 5 – Rinse Cycle
I listened to a podcast recently that was talking about how in a strange way, some of us may not want to fully “exit” the pandemic and return back to “normal” ways.
And I really felt that.
CC’s Aussie Quarantine Diary: Day 4 – Dine and Ditch
Alex’s new favorite quarantine activity is to dine and ditch. We dine and eat our brekkie, lunch and dinner together. After each meal comes the subsequent…
CC’s Aussie Quarantine Diary: Day 3 – Mental Sustenance
When we are hungry, we eat, we grab a snack. I gladly reach for a trio of al pastor or some crispy bottom potstickers. Poof – hunger cured.
So why is it that when our mental capacities are…
CC’s Aussie Quarantine Diary: Day 2 – Adrenaline Rush
It’s Day 2 of our 14-day mandatory quarantine in Australia up in the Northern Territory.
The second day of quarantine at the Howard Springs facility was an adrenaline rush.
CC’s Aussie Quarantine Diary: Day 1 – Processing
6 Suitcases, 2 Backpacks, 1 Violin…
and a 15 hour flight from LA to Darwin, Australia.
21 Days of Downsizing: Day 21 – Tim Tam Slam Dunk
Joey snuck into a palette of Tim Tams shipping out of the country and found his way in the land of imitation TJ’s Aussie sandwich cookies.