Monthly Archive: September, 2013

Driving Batty

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It’s been a year since I moved to Austin.  There are plenty of things about Austin I enjoy; however, the blush is definitely off the rose.  The most notable blush remover has been… Continue reading

Find Your Happy Place

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When you retreat to your “happy place”, where does your mind take you? These thoughts/memories never fail me. 1. Watching the Mandrell Sisters Show – man, these women were incredibly talented.  Irlene always… Continue reading

Carn the Hawks!

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Melbourne is a sports mad city.  Cricket, tennis (Australian Open, anyone?), rugby, horse racing, sailing, athletics, swimming, soccer, cycling, basketball, rowing – you name it, we Melburnians love it.  Our city is known… Continue reading

Ginger Pop: Mermaid Smack

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Once upon a time I lived in a world where I made my own coffee. I bought some cheap stuff and eyeballed it as I put it in the filter. It was pre-ground.… Continue reading

Take a Hike

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Literally.  Maybe not a full on hike (the ticks are out!!), but a walk at least.  Even better to combine it with something productive at work such as a phone call or meeting. … Continue reading

Righting the World

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by Carrie Pokrefke I enjoy walking my dog in the mornings and evenings. It’s “our” time together. I don’t rush her and I let her take her time. Plus, she has short little… Continue reading

My love hate relationship with Auditions

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I have been a theatre geek for a long time. I started taking theatre school classes in 2nd grade – this was after the ballet teacher politely told my mom that i might… Continue reading

Dragon Noodles

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Dear Barazers, Come in close because I’m going to whisper a secret:  Sometimes I go feral.  For real.  No showers and eating chips and guacamole for meals.  It happens. To ease myself back… Continue reading

Public Service Announcement for Mommies

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I am so glad to see something like this available!  It’s free to boot.   I cannot tell you how many times I’ve had to check medications and/or vitamins/supplements out while pregnant and… Continue reading

The suppository of all wisdom

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You may not know this, but we had a federal election in Australia last weekend following a 5 week election campaign.  The electors of Australia voted to change the government from the Australian… Continue reading