One Week in Australia

I’ve been here a week. Other than go to the Melbourne Aquarium, I haven’t done any tourist activities. I’ve done quite a bit of shopping mostly for myself, just daily necessities, nothing exciting.

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Australia or Bust

It’s been a few days since my last blog entry. This time next week I’ll be in California and just a few days shy of arriving in Australia. The week has been hectic as the final pieces of the Things To Do puzzle are put in place.

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My Mom Goes Online

My mom is awesome. My mom turns 65 next month. She doesn’t speak English, doesn’t know how to drive a car, or operate a camera properly. She brings me the telephone to delete the numbers from the caller ID. She loves her big TV and playing music DVDs very loudly over it, but that’s the extent of her tech knowledge. Well, it was until a purchased a laptop a few months ago. I bought a laptop…

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No Lol Cats

This is my cat and I’m going to miss her terribly while I’m away. Australia has strict import conditions to minimize the risk of exotic diseases being introduced. My cat meets most of the requirements for entry such as being an appropriate breed, from an approved country, at least six months old, and having been continuously living in the country of export for a minimum of six months. She would need a microchip implanted, which…

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