Australian Adventure, Part 2

So...using Blogsy seems to have more features and is a little more intuitive, too boot.So, off I go using this new bloggin platform from and for my iPad.On The AgendaToday is the official start of the Rotary International Convention. The first … [Read more...]

The Australian Adventure

As I mentioned in my previous blog, the Missus and I decided to take a trip Down Under for a couple of reasons. The ostensible reason was to attend the Rotary International Convention in Sydney. Yet, what a great cover story to take the "trip of a … [Read more...]

Packing For The Big Trip

Woman standing on a suitcase

I have to admit that I've never really gone anywhere for an extended period of time.  I don't do those long cruises some people tend to enjoy. I'm not always in one plane or another going here and there. I don't have an RV I travel around in. The … [Read more...]

Hyped Up for Down Under

An Australian landmark - Sydney Opera House

This week I begin the trip of a lifetime. For years, I've always though it would be a real kick to go to Australia. And New Zealand. The Big Down Under. Now, I get to go. The ostensible excuse is that the Rotary International Convention is … [Read more...]

Standing Ovation

Standing ovation

Over the years, I've noticed an interesting trend in applause. It's the standing ovation. It used to be, back in the olden days, that unless something was truly spectacular and amazing there was polite applause at the end. Maybe there would be … [Read more...]