Monthly Archives: January 2012

OH CANADA! [One short day in Quebec City]

I signed up for a class with Mass Bay community college back in December. For the au pair visa, you need to take classes worth 6 credits to fulfill the visa requirements. A lot of au pairs take English classes, … Continue reading

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Happy ‘Stralya Day [from the other side of the world]

I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping plains, Of ragged mountain ranges, Of droughts and flooding rains. I love her far horizons, I love her jewel-sea, Her beauty and her terror – The wide brown land for me! … Continue reading

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Just a little sidetrack to snowsville…

I know I am nearly 3 weeks behind on finishing up my Florida blogs (I know, soon, I promise!) but I just wanted to take a minute out to expand on something I said my last blog. I love snow. … Continue reading

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My first American sports game – Celtics vs. OKC Thunder, and the night I walked a mile in the snow!

The last few days have been a bit all over the place – and by that I mean mainly spent in bed. Miss 3 caught what we thought was a cold from her cousin over Christmas, and passed it on … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Hiiiiiiii Mickey! [11 hours in the Magic Kingdom]

Day 3 was THE DAY. Mickey day. There is something about Magic Kingdom that can turn pretty much anyone into a child. We left the apartment early so that we could get into the parking lot early. The thing with … Continue reading

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Florida Vacation Day 2 – “THIS IS NOT SAFE!”

Vacation, day 2, and we were ready to head to the beach. Ready, that is, until Carmen discovered she’d lost her camera case (remember my description of our make-shift purses in the previous blog, that we were using to carry … Continue reading

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Christmas Vacation – FLORIDA – Day 1 (Thing 1, Thing 2 and Plastic Bag skirts…)

Our first morning in Florida we went to Universal. We had 2-Park Passes, so we could go to both passes on both days. The day was nice, and we wore shorts and tshirts to the park, even though it was … Continue reading

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