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Monster bats! Giant crocs! Darwin has it all!

Sunday, April 14, 2013      11 comments

Big excitement for the past few days - here are the links: Darwin, Part 1 rollingluggagers.blogspo
rt-1.html Darwin, Part 2 rollingluggagers.blogspo Read more

Heading out on the train again tomorrow

Saturday, March 30, 2013      7 comments

May not be online until we arrive in Adelaide on Tuesday. I'll report in then!... Read more

Today's walk - Penguin Island

Thursday, March 28, 2013      8 comments

DH and I took a ferry out into the Indian Ocean (okay, five minutes from the mainland, but still, out into the ocean) to Penguin Island - had a great time! I walked the entire boardwalk trail and beaches on both sides of the island, heard wild ... Read more

If you don't hear from me for a few days........

Wednesday, March 20, 2013      10 comments's because we're on the train to Perth. Two days or so. We arrive Saturday. I'll be in touch when we're back in wifi land!... Read more

Be glad you aren't a Tasmanian devil

Monday, March 11, 2013      15 comments

Those little guys FIGHT for every meal!!! And wallabies nibble hands as well as food! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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Wallabies and Koalas and Penguins - Oh My!

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      16 comments

I saw wallabies!!!!! Koalas!!!!!! More penguins that you can imagine in one place at one time!!!!! It was incredible!!!! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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Kookaburra! I saw a kookaburra!!!

Monday, February 25, 2013      20 comments

Took a walk in the Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne and saw this: Not a great photo, but it was getting dark and he was up in a tree - but how cool!!! Also s... Read more

Update #3 post surgery

Thursday, February 21, 2013      14 comments

Good news - everything is benign, nothing sinister (as the dr said) - so this is great news. I'm starting back on my ST slowly, went out a bit today. Things are slowly getting better, I'm getting my strength back, and when things stop hurting ... Read more

To all my Sparkie Buddies, message #2:

Tuesday, February 19, 2013      11 comments

Hi all - just a quick note to say that surgery was fine, we were back in our guest house by 1 or so, and while I'm a bit sore the pain meds are doing their job and I'm feeling pretty good. Veeery tired from the pain meds and the leftover anesth... Read more

White hyacinths to feed my soul

Friday, February 15, 2013      13 comments

"If, of thy mortal goods, thou art bereft, And from thy slender store two loaves alone to thee are left, Sell one & from the dole, Buy Hyacinths to feed the soul" - Muslihuddin Sadi, 13th Century Persian Poet "If I had but tw... Read more

Abel Tasman National Park

Thursday, January 24, 2013      12 comments

So we didn't hike, or kayak, or even swim - the day got cloudy and cold for those of us sun worshippers - but it was a wonderful trip. Don't forget to click on the photos to enlarge them! rollingluggagers.blogspo Read more

Not a negative word was heard

Wednesday, January 23, 2013      13 comments

You know how SP wants us to promote the positive? Focus on everything we do right, and not on the negatives? Several things brought this song to mind, and I thought I'd just share it this morning. Enjoy! Words & music by Paul Si... Read more

Healthy fashion

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      12 comments

When we left the sunny USVI, we had no idea that the summer sun in New Zealand is actually more intense - apparently the hole in the ozone layer is closer to this part of the world, plus the air is much clearer so the sun's rays aren't filtered ... Read more

We had a great time in Doubtful Bay!!!

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      11 comments

Check the blog for a full (long) report and tons of photos - dolphins and seals, too! rollingluggagers.blogspo ... Read more

Will be out of touch for a day

Sunday, January 13, 2013      9 comments

We're going off on an adventure - cruising through the fjords of Doubtful Bay, on an overnight trip. Sleeping on the boat, but will do some kayaking, hiking, maybe some fishing - who knows? Should be fun, should be gorgeous - and hopeful... Read more

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