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March 24, 2015


The National Park is quickly becoming one of our favorite places to explore. We ventured out in the rain and overcast skies this weekend to do a walkabout. Luckily, we didn’t get rained on and the weather was perfect for hiking. We randomly chose one of the many walking tracks to explore, then drove down […]

The Royal

February 10, 2015


We are just beginning to explore our new area. Last week we went to The Royal National park. It’s just a short drive from our house. We had so much fun that first day and have only begun to explore the park. We will definitely be going back very soon. We picked up a map […]

Finding Our Bearings

January 30, 2015


We’ve found a car and a house, and are starting to feel our way around our neighborhood. We have a roof over our heads, but inside it’s the bare minimum: air mattresses, towels, plastic ware and paper plates. One of the top priorities was a coffee maker. Too bad we can’t walk across the street […]

The Barnetts Go Down Under

January 14, 2015


We are on an incredible adventure and we have arrived! Well, not to our final destination, but at least in country. In the past 5 days, we have traveled over 14,500 miles. We. Are. Tired. But first, I cannot explain what great little travelers our kiddos are. Of course they had their moments, but that […]

9 weeks

November 14, 2011


Here I am!  I know i’ve been neglectful, but I have good reason.  We are now a family of 4.  It’s been quite a ride so a few things have gone on the back burner.  Lots of things are new and different.  Mama has had to adjust, including learning new forms of patience.  And especially […]

Garden Progress: 16 days

May 18, 2011


Here we are, 16 days later.  We have had some worries: almost freezing temps one night not enough water? too much water? and the wind, oh the wind!  sometimes 40 mph. Finally, our plants seem to be thriving.  Well, almost all of them.  We are a little worried about one squash plant and our spinach […]

Hello, again.

March 21, 2011


Sorry about the hiatus. I am trying to deal with writers block, creative block, not sure what to call it, definitely a BLOCK of some sort. I thought the start of a new season would be apt to getting back to it. Goodbye dreary, yucky winter, hellllllooooo spring! You couldn’t be more welcome in my […]