Archive for November, 2010


Nov 30, 2010 3 Comments

Although I’m a pro at jaywalking in busy cities, Auckland has proved slightly more problematic. The whole driving on the left-hand side of the street makes me afraid that I’m not seeing where all the cars are driving. So I find myself using the crosswalk buttons more than usual. The ones here are fantastic! Not […]

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Wedding: Part 2 & 3

Nov 30, 2010 1 Comment

The wedding continues! I tell you, these Indians are rock stars. They go for days with all this jazz. Day two consisted of the paste stage. The groom gets it applied to him 5 times that day, the last being with the whole family present. Once that part is concluded, the women sit around and […]

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Out and About

Nov 30, 2010 2 Comments

First day in Auckland and I decided to do some roaming around. Not much on the agenda and that’s the way I like it! Made my first tourist stop at the Auckland Sky Tower. I could tell you how high it is but I can’t remember. it’s tall. Like really freakin tall and reminds me […]

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Day 1 of Hindu Wedding Madness

Nov 26, 2010 1 Comment

Alright, let’s get to the good stuff! I know you all have been dying to know how this wedding shindig has been going so far. Last night was the first of three events for the Hindu wedding. We pull up to this very nice suburban house with a giant tent set up in the front […]

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My new obsession

Nov 26, 2010 No Comments

On my walks into the town of Manurewa (pronounced Man-you-ree-wa incase you were wondering) I’ve become fascinated by the mailboxes! It’s quite frightening how many times I stop to take photos of them. I get awesome looks from all the cars driving by. Here’s some so you can understand where I’m coming from: [ viagra […]

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Houston, we have drama

Nov 18, 2010 No Comments

Alright, we have an update on the wedding outfits. Yes! Get excited. I have been told that the sari may be too complicated to get into, so now I’m providing my measurements/dress size for an indian dress/top. That’s a direct quote by the way. Confused? Me too! So this morning has been sent googling how […]

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Drinks all around!

Nov 18, 2010 No Comments

I love weddings! Or at least, I love the open bar. And the getting dressed up. Although that might be slightly more complicated this time. My first weekend in New Zealand will be spent encompassed in a Hindu wedding. Never been to a Hindu wedding before. I’m going with Chris, a guy I’m staying with […]

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A friendly downtown reminder

Nov 16, 2010 No Comments

All of those who live, and more importantly, park downtown would like to share this photo with you. This is NOT an acceptable parallel parking job. If you do not know how to parallel park, please do not come downtown. You annoy the rest of us. [ alternative female viagra | cialis india | best […]

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Lions and tigers and giraffes!

Nov 15, 2010 No Comments

It’s free zoo day! Normally I would avoid going anywhere near the zoo on free days. It’s a complete madhouse. Children everywhere. Insane chaos. But this weekend when Stacey called, we all thought,”Why the hell not?” It was freezing and we thought it would keep the crowds to a minimum. Obviously, several other people thought […]

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This is…… TORTURE!

Nov 11, 2010 1 Comment

I’m a movie addict. Seriously, it’s insane. I finally stopped having all my movies in their original boxes and now just store them in a huge binder. Which is full. And exploding. My friend Stacey just comes over and rents movies from us. It’s ridiculous! Now comes the problem, I can only take about 10 […]

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Big Frakkin Nerd

Nov 11, 2010 2 Comments

COD: Black Ops Commercial Link Can’t decide if I love Jimmy Kimmel or the little girl in purple more. Think it might be the girl. Who doesn’t love kickin ass like that?!?! PS. I am a big frakkin nerd. I accept this. [ viagra herb alternative | canadian viagra 50mg | viagra buy | real […]

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