A fortress, dinner in France and a Cider House

Here I was in Spain, working and working away and finally, a wild Weekend appeared! Julie used Travel! It’s super-effective! I probably should have taken this opportunity to rest a bit, really kick… Continue reading

A business trip

So what’s a gal to do when her company wants to send her to Spain? Ask her handsome partner to join her! In my last engineering job, I traveled a decent amount around… Continue reading

I’m back!!

You know those winter blues? Well, turns out it’s universal. Rainy weather, hum-drum of a job routine. It all adds up. For the past couple of months, life has been a little less… Continue reading

Queenstown – A Royal Good Time

The fact that I haven’t written in a while can only mean one thing: we were saving up for a big weekend. ¬†Two of our friends from the States were coming to visit,… Continue reading

A Free Saturday

A rarity these days, I had a weekend off of work, and no plans! Our friend from Invercargill was passing through and after some brainstorming, we decided to head out to the beaches… Continue reading


So Andrew finally made it to Devonport! On Sunday, despite the day’s rainy demeanor, we finally wandered over to the ferry and hopped aboard to Devonport, a small town at the end of… Continue reading

When it rains, it pours

You’ve heard that saying before… right? For the past nine months I have been searching, and seeking a job in the Auckland area to utilize my engineering skills. I’ve sent e-mails, resumes, learned… Continue reading

Independence Day Party, American Style

Well, to follow up on my last post, we did in fact, have an American Independence Day Party. We need to represent down here in the NZ. What can two Americans do to… Continue reading

Happy Independence Day, Auckland Style

In the Meantime

So as I muddle through some work related things, I thought I’d write a quick check in. Still living, and working and eating in Auckland. Phoning home occasionally and sleeping in even less.… Continue reading