Yahtzee

Went a lil “How Stella How Got Her Groove Back” on you the last time I wrote an entry and I can honestly say things have been on the up and up since then!  After 7 months out here, there are clear signs that I’m well and truly settled into Sydney: 1.  Falling asleep in the middle […]

The Sum Up

Nga mihi o te Tau Hou!  Started the year off in Puerto Rico and ended it in Aotearoa/New Zealand.  Time to do like Oprah again with another entry of ‘Krit’s Favourite Things’!  I’m trying not to repeat anything from last year’s list [family and friends, you go without saying!] so in no particular order… Fun Runs Had […]

Starting Over

Three new starts in three years.  I’ve been excited for all three of them and equally just as anxious – leaving New Zealand to start an MEd at Lehigh in 2010, moving from there to the Midwest for an employment opportunity at Lourdes in 2012 and now moving back to New Zealand in a month […]

Free Spirits

I’m often told that I’m a ‘free spirit’.  I still don’t really know what that means – I tend to think of hippies smoking a pipe in a field.  The definitions I’ve come across range from being unique and courageous to being frivolous and just not giving an ess-h-i-t. Court:  Your son’s a very interesting […]

Thanks!

My first Thanksgiving was in 2010 where I was taken in by a Muslim family in Pennsylvania observing Eid. In 2011, I stayed with a dear friend in New Jersey where we prepared meals at a community centre. This year, I spent some down time with my family in Florida. When you go down there, […]