Category Archives: USA 2011/2012

The year that was [my au pair year in photos]

Most of you probably didn’t notice, but I failed to post my annual humble brag letter this year. In all the craziness of the last few months, I never felt the drive, not the need to write one. Usually I … Continue reading

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Where in the world is Cyndi Sandiago?

Hello? Cyndi? Are you there? Yes. I’m here. I’m alive – just. Just kidding 🙂 If you’re reading this, you probably already know that I haven’t been well. You may know that 8 days ago I had surgery to remove … Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like Maria? [I miss her]

It’s been 2 weeks since Maria left me. This is what a broken heart feels like. You wake up in the morning, reach for your phone, and realise that that special person who has been by your side every step … Continue reading

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Happy 1st Birthday, Ted!

On April 21, Ted celebrated his 1st birthday. Ted doesn’t show his face in my blog very often, but that doesn’t mean he’s not well known. Actually, Ted is quite well known amongst my close friends, if not for his … Continue reading

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It’s my city – I’m the King of New York!

It was time to go back. There is something about New York City that drags me in. 90% of it is probably Broadway. I can’t go to New York without seeing a Broadway show. It’s part of who I am. … Continue reading

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Let’s Zumba!! [I finally joined the party!]

So I did it. I gave in. I “joined the party”. The Zumba party, that is. I’m not really one to step out of my comfort zones too far. I know what I like, I know what I’m good at, … Continue reading

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People I Want To Punch In The Throat – Part 1

John at Stop’n’Shop Lexington, MA Thanks to this douche, my ‘Easter’ (whatever there was of it) is officially ruined. I’m not sure about any of you reading this, but I can say that sometimes my host family (as much as … Continue reading

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Florida Vacation – Day 6 – Universal New Years Eve

Do you remember that one time I went to Florida? Yeah, me either. It was so long ago. I was just thinking about how I have finally passed the 8-month mark of my time in the US, and realised that … Continue reading

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American Easter [in the lead up] and my recipe for Australian Hot Cross Buns

American’s are crazy about holidays. You can buy greeting cards in this country for holidays that I didn’t even knew exist, or at least I didn’t think were worthy of greeting cards. I mean, really, people send greeting cards for … Continue reading

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She said ‘I think I’ll go to Boston’ [the weekend that was]

The majority of my blogs have been about places I’ve travelled, things I’ve experienced away from my ‘home’ in the US, and concerts I’ve been to, but I’ve neglected to blog much about my day-to-day life and experiences here in … Continue reading

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