Monthly Archives: December 2014

Meri Kirhimete!

Merry Christmas from New Zealand!   The spirit of Christmas is abounding in Kiwiland, but not with profusely decorated trees vying for attention, with larger-than-life ornaments imbuing magic and excitement, or with strings of colorful lights appearing to never end.  Instead, … Continue reading

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We’re on Vacation!

I’ll be back in two weeks to post more pictures and stories of our family’s adventures in Indonesia (and beyond)!

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currency [kur–uh n-see, kuhr-] Noun, plural currencies 1. the money that a country uses. 2. a specific kind of money. 3. the circulation of money for general use in a particular country. Synonyms: money, legal tender, cash, bills, notes, coins, coinage, candy Origin … Continue reading

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Hard Hats, Safety Vests, and Butterfly Nets

All indicators point to the spot where the world’s most hostile butterflies exist.  It appears as though they live and breed across the street from our house.  All this time, we should have been more concerned about butterflies, and less … Continue reading

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