Sovereign Hill: In which we go for the gold!

September 9, 2013 in Australia, Oceania, Travelogue

The good news: We struck gold! The bad news: Elisha got caught bribing a police officer. In other news: the younger two bought the leather hats they’ve been shopping for […]

Oamaru, NZ: Steampunk Headquarters

April 11, 2013 in New Zealand, Oceania, Travelogue

Sometimes, you just stumble on something weird. Today was that day. Oamaru is yet another postcard perfect New Zealand town with cute Victorian houses on every corner and a bustling […]

Singapore Day 3: Turtles, Tortoises & Taking Michael Jackson’s Kids to Lunch

December 10, 2012 in Asia, Singapore, Travelogue

  “You know, Mom, raising us like you have makes the food thing a lot easier,” Hannah mused as our lunch arrived, arranged on banana leaves instead of a plate: stewed […]

Sex, Drugs & Rock-n-Roll in Chiang Rai

June 29, 2012 in Asia, Thailand, Travelogue

It’s 10:41 p.m. and I’m tired. We were up at six to work so we could be out the door by noon and still have paid the bills. We’ve driven […]