christmas cat

Tonight as Zara slept, we strung the festive lights in spirals around the canopy - she’ll get a real treat tomorrow when the sun sets.Read More...

Zoe's Birthday

...Despite best laid plans Zara’s costume actually helped her blend into the crowd...Read More...

sugar & spice

...No Zara, you can’t have ninjas for breakfast, that’s silly....Read More...

sign up

...It felt kind of strange ... as if we were somehow cheating...Read More...

it's my birthday

...For my birthday Zara surprised me in the morning by...


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future memories

... first words & steps, graduating from college, first nobel
prize, grandkids etc ....Read More...

supermum

...it’s heartening to reflect upon the independence we’ve cultured, the confidence in our ability to provide for our family & just a little taste of the trials our own parents overcame...Read More...

UpOver? (or: not DownUnder)

... visiting Sydney, we managed to attend an opera at the same time! (admittedly I was in the pit with the orchestra, but at least we were both in the Sydney Opera House simultaneously...Read More...

impostor

...a perfect match for the original iPhone in both size & shape and it saves our real phones from...Read More...

project:LASERSHIELD

....Eighty dollars lighter, we returned from Home Depot with 40 feet of ½” PVC pipe, various joiners, end pieces, grommets, threaded galvanized hooks, cable ties &...Read More...

Chateau Buena Vista

...we learned of the concept of gut-loading bugs.
Basically you feed vitamins to your bugs, then feed your bugs to your lizard...Read More...

don't touch the grass!

...hanging out & playing on large expanses of green grass is becoming ever more desirable (for all involved) and the weather has turned for the better of lateRead More...

morning musings

...Broccoli, yoghurt & apple are solid favourites this week. Bananas, chicken, carrots, beef, pears ... you name it, Zara eats pretty much everything we do, and loves it....Read More...

grasshopper

...this past weekend I swapped out the old valve (3 hoses, 4 clamps, a few wires & the solenoid), installed the new valve, re-wired the solenoid & now our machine is as good as new...Read More...