Category Archives: travel

Profapalooza – Part 2

A few months back, Lisa described a few of her visits to capital cities across Australia. This was interrupted by Profapalooza – Hurricane Edition, when she was caught spending time with Sandy in Baltimore. Since then, Lisa has continued her … Continue reading

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between their joke and smiles

Continuing on the theme of the last post, we have to say that Japan is a bit of a strange place. We’re not trying to be disrespectful to the people, because were actually very nice and helpful…we were pretty much … Continue reading

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Comode (Oh!) Dragon

Japan is a bit of a strange place – raw seafood, bowing, etc… – but nowhere is that more obvious than in the toilet.  So for a quick entry, written on our last night in Tokyo, here’s a bit of … Continue reading

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Profapalooza – Part 1

In an earlier post Dan mentioned that Lisa was traveling the country like a rock star and unable to keep up with posting blogs. Now, while some would argue that this was an accurate status update (she is a pretty … Continue reading

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How to shop Canadian

A few months ago, we wrote a post about how most of what we buy – specifically food – is Australian. At the end of it, we said that though we were willing, or even happy, to exist on Aussie … Continue reading

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you say you want a resolution

For the past few weeks, Lisa’s had one song stuck in her mind, with the line “ball of confusion” (the Love and Rockets version – gotta love that 80’s hair!) playing endlessly. The ball has finally been sorted! When last … Continue reading

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that’s what the world is today

Have you ever had the feeling that some things are moving really quickly in one direction, others are lagging behind, and some just not going in the right direction at all? And things you thought should be simple are way … Continue reading

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