The Awesome Waitomo Glowworm Caves in New Zealand

After flying 3+ hours from Sydney, Australia to Auckland, New Zealand, then driving over an hour to the city of Hamilton, we checked into a motel that was straight out of 1972. And not like, “Oh, let’s be quirky and get some kitschy 70s furniture.” No… this couch hasn’t moved since the 70s. And I’m pretty … More The Awesome Waitomo Glowworm Caves in New Zealand

Happy Rosh Hashanah

It’s Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish new year) across the world… well, it starts and ends at different times depending on where you live. But it lasts for two days, so I’m pretty sure that right now, as this is posted, no matter where you are on this planet (can’t speak intergalactically), it is Rosh Hashanah. It’s … More Happy Rosh Hashanah


This Sunday is Father’s Day in Australia! The Moo is celebrating with her Daddy as we all spend time in Cairns snorkeling along The Great Barrier Reef. What’s more Australian that THAT? I mean… other than eating Vegemite while snorkeling The Great Barrier Reef. Or… hugging a kola while eating Vegemite and snorkeling The Great Barrier Reef. Or… … More HAPPY FATHER’S DAY (AU)

Parental Arrival

As you already know, my parents are here. They left around 10PM Tuesday (PST) landed at 6AM Thursday (Australia Eastern Time), which was really 1PM Wednesday (PST)… but traveling here… they lost Wednesday. (It was all suspicious. Where was Wednesday? Where had I left Wednesday?) – For those who just think I’m crazy, that’s a tweak … More Parental Arrival