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The Northland/Auckland/Waikato Anniversary Weekend edition.  The lazy edition. One of us is feet up on the couch beside the fan, with a puppy snuggled in beside me snoring, thinking about the Shepherds Pie I am going to make for dinner even though its hot, and where are you? Last week was our first week back at work – the number…

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This morning Miss Nixie Lix has been helping me test lighting setups and some backdrops in my studio. Calling it my studio is really a stretch – its actually a small bedroom in our house, an office, but calling it my studio sounds all creative like and almost acknowledges that the disorganisation is supposed to be there.  And its where…

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Oh what a weekend!  Some warmth coming out of that bright orb in the sky, plants going into my pots on the back deck and some compost getting munched in to the vegetable boxes to get them all ready for our next plantings.  There are buds on the trees and the birds are all getting a bit yappy in the…

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It is Friday today and oh boy do I love Fridays! It’s not that I don’t love my job – but I really do love weekends more. This post is a little but of everything – part update, part question and part .. well, blog I guess. The Update Part: You’ll have noticed that I’ve changed a lot of things…

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I woke up this morning and felt quite yucky.  Scratchy throat, headache, bit of a cough.  But I dug deep and showered, breakfasted and dressed for work. As I headed out the door, I stopped.  I sat on the arm of the chair and actually asked myself out loud “Who am I kidding?” and then I went back to bed….

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Autumn is over and winter is here. We are still being blessed with relatively mild weather which is more than making up for the shitty summer! Reading:  Nora Roberts, Nora Roberts and even more Nora Roberts.  I’ve left Mom ‘in charge’ of selecting and purchasing books for our Kindle (we share an Amazon account) and Nora Roberts is a favourite…

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Obsessing over:  Another ear infection.  Yup.  Obsessing is actually the most polite word that I can use – so kiddies cover your eyes.  I am so damn pissed off.  I’m deaf in my right ear!  I am trying to religiously stick to the 4 times a day ear drops that the doctor prescribed me.  But still …. this is the second…

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Obsessing over:  Being the best me that I can be.  I know that sounds sort of vague so are you ready for a little more insight in to the crazy? So it was Valentines Day on Tuesday – great.  Its lovely seeing the flowers that come in to the office and the things people do for their kids and their…

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