Wednesday, June 07, 2006

More images from the "family" album

And because neither of them are done yet (and no, this does not bode well for the state of my paper...)

Kjersti and Dharini taking shots at Knights Bridge. Dharini looks decidedly not happy about consuming straight vodka, and kjersti probably shouldn't look so happy about it :)

The love among brothers....cody happily flips jake off without drawing undue attention to himself, and Simon ignores the camera all together

Waiting for some news on the state of my paper...

As cody and allanah disect my paper....some images for procrastination

Me and Brett at Telstra Tower for Cody's birthday

Me on the turn tables at a party for a friend of Chen's --i'd make a wicked DJ with my sense of rhythm and all...
Allanah and Laura at Mombsa the night of phil's farewell
Jake and Phil at mombasa on the farewell soire.
Me, Chen, and Aaron (i can't believe i remembered his name) who approached me, chen, and dharini with one of the more clever lines ever tried: "so, have you girls been hit on by a stumbling drunk yet tonight?"

Sunday, June 04, 2006

Holidays and Adieu's

Cody's birthday found us out and about in the same bar as the Adelaide Army Rugby Team. This man was put in charge of "policing" the behaviour of his teammates in their drunken rowdiness. He did and excellent job--hence--The Sheriff.

This man managed to screw up during the days game, yet for some reason all this meant was that he was forced to wear this amazing headdress and his teammates were to buy him drinks all night. The Sheriff told me I could wear the headdress, and I even got a free drink!
Cody, Didrik, and Chen at the begining of Friday night's drinking marathon in honor of Phil's departure.
This is the view from Mount Ainslie. You can see the "perfect design" of Canberra. That road of red is called Anzac Parade and at one end is the War Memorial and across the lake is the Parliment House. The tomb of the unknown solider, commemerating all those Australian soliders who have been killed in service of australia lies in a direct line to the door of parliment house.
And brett, the dirty backpacker, and I are blocking the view of "perfect canberra" with our big heads!!
From my miniature holiday from school work, to a final farewell outing with phil, its been a quite the week. Also, i'm procrastinating actually writing my final paper, which, as it turns out, is worth 50 % of my grade for this course. BLECH.

enjoy the images

Thursday, June 01, 2006


A little over one year ago i graduated from college. I have been in the "real world" and since returned to academia, only to crave the "real world" every now and again.

Just over ten years ago today I had my bat mitzvah. I have been a woman for ten years! Its amazing what a little time can do. I have, since becoming a woman, traveled on three continents, lived in four countries, and 3 states of the USA. I have had 3 graduation ceremonies, 8 jobs, and 3 hosital visits of note. I have acquired FIVE tatoos, and numerous piercings, most of which no longer remain. More than such superficial acquisitions I have sucessfully avoided speaking friviolously. I am living the life I said I wanted.

Just a recount for you all.