Archive for November, 2008

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

An aspiring photographer

Before we left for Shanghai, James bought an SLR camera - Nikon D-80.  I’ve always justed used my little digital camera because really, do you ever use anything besides ‘auto’?  I never did, until now.  Last weekend, I took a one day seminar on advanced digital photography through Macquarie University. It required photography 1 level […]

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Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

A Moment in History

The 2008 US Presidential Election was a truly unique election - one in which we should all be lucky to have been a part of.  It seemed as if this day would never arrive and now that it has, it seems so surreal.  Being out of the country during such an important time in US […]

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Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Get out and VOTE!

On Nov. 4th, 2008 in Sydney, Australia, Samantha exercised her right to vote… though she’s not yet old enough to truly vote, it’s never to early to start learning about the process.  So, we set up a make-shift voting area where she got 10 votes in which to place on either an OBAMA sign or […]

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Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Happy Halloween

This year, we had a much simpler Halloween.  This holiday is still just growing in Australia so trick-o-treating isn’t the standard and costumes are very limited.  However, the American Society here in Sydney did put on a nice Halloween party in North Sydney which allowed us to dress up the kids and get in the […]

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