Archives for December 2011

Is Ten AM Too Early For A Diet Coke

While running this morning, I caught myself dreaming and scheming of a diet coke. I already had my coffee this morning but wanted more. Would I call myself an addict? Yes, I would. Luckily, I’m a control freak too so I limit my daily caffeine¬† amounts and try not to have any past 10am. However, […]

Driving On The Wrong Side Of The Road In New Zealand

I’ve been driving in New Zealand for a month now and am finally getting used to it. Don’t get me wrong, I’m still very alert while driving on the left hand of the street but seem to have the hang of it. The real turning point for me was when I quit walking to the […]

Oh My Dog

As I was dragging Kai out of his car seat to go grocery shopping this afternoon I came upon a huge stash of cheerios in his car seat. I used to giggle at the pile of food that collected in his car seat until last week. Last week, we returned our rental car and bought […]

English In New Zealand Is A Bit Different

Yes, english is the spoken language here in New Zealand but it’s very different. Aside from the fun sounding accent of a kiwi, the words are so different. If there is another word for something the kiwi’s have found it. Here are a few of my favorite kiwi words so far. 1.¬† Sweet As (means […]

Running in New Zealand Like A College Girl, Good Times

Kai kickin it in his pj’s during our morning run and as happy as a clam If you run often you’ll know what I mean. Back in the day when I began my love affair with running at Oregon State, a mere 18 years ago anytime was a good time to run. I would run […]