Friday morning, I sat in my favorite coffee shop, which happens to be a florist as well. With Valentine's being the next day, the place was FILLED with flowers! It was crazy/beautiful. And it was just about the sweetest thing to see people coming in to buy bouquets. I left the coffee shop smiling real… Continue reading oh, for crying out loud.
Tonight I went and saw Milk in an amazing, old theater in the Newtown part of the city [a very trendy spot]. The cinema sold beer and wine and ice cream cones. I sat as the theater went dark, with both hands holding my ice cream cone and my IPA in the cup holder beside… Continue reading [it’s science].
The other day I was walking with the Vincents into a drug store [here they call it the Chemist... weird]. While walking in, we saw a little girl who was about three years old with her mother. The little girl had lipstick ALL over her face. Well maybe not allll... but definitely covering most of… Continue reading little miss lipstick.
For all of those who wonder what my accommodations are like here in Australia... ...this is a very sad, very blank, view of my room. I didn't even think to pack things to decorate my walls. I even left my dinosaur poster at home! Sad days. We are about to move houses, so no point… Continue reading my humble abode.
...it's a big deal over here. And by big deal, I mean it's a huge frat party. I am currently sitting in the living room kinda watching "Friends" and kiiiinda watching all the half-naked drunk people walking to or from the beach. One guy actually turned around in circles before walking into our yard! He… Continue reading AUSTRALIA DAY.
My first wander into the proper city of Sydney was because of Barack Obama. I took a 40 minute train ride to get to Sydney University where I found that there would be a get together to watch a screening of the Inauguration around lunch time. I found out about it from Facebook... big shock. … Continue reading …and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness.
The mornings in Australia have proven to be a renewing force close to a religion in themselves. Sights and sounds here are more beautiful and exotic than I could have imagined. Every morning I wake up and go out by myself (whether it's a run or a stroll) and I breathe deep the peace. The… Continue reading all’s i’m saying.
Christmas with my family in our cozy home was wonderful. I didn't open many presents because my main gift was my parents helping me out with my plane ticket to Sydney, Australia. That's right. I know it has been confusing to some exactly where I've been the last 6 months and now all the sudden… Continue reading goin’ on.