World War Wandering in Wellington

World War Wandering in Wellington

We woke up and packed the car up to head down to Wellington on the 27th, which meant that we had to take the fully loaded car up the hill at River Valley. To apply an ounce of prevention, I got out of the car and walked up the hill to prevent the car from bottoming...
A River Valley Christmas Vacation

A River Valley Christmas Vacation

We left National Park, and headed south on Christmas Day to get to our next destination, River Valley Lodge. By the pictures, this looked like it was going to be a nice forested retreat with comfortable rooms, and a homey kind of feel to it. The drive out to the lodge...
Christmas in National Park and the Tongariro Crossing Region

Christmas in National Park and the Tongariro Crossing Region

We jammed the car full of our stuff (which was now bursting at the seams with the extra Christmas gifts that we had bought), and drove a short distance down the road to an amusement park. It was Debs turn to go out for a little shopping, so I took the kids and we had...
Moorea…..made it!

Moorea…..made it!

As most of you know from our gloating on FB….We made it!  Rich figured out the flight check in late the night before we left.  Off for flight 16! Island bound…we landed at Papeete at 10:40 and through customs (another scare that we needed VISAs …but...
Cell Biology

Cell Biology

A multiday learning effort on cell biology. Here is one of my assignments.   Here is the last assignment.  I had to choose a setting to compare to a cell.  I chose an army.  ...