So Long and Thanks for All the Fish

February 18:  Walking through O’Hare International Airport last week, I noticed this ad, and it reminded me that I needed to post something about our trip to Cairns (pronounced “cans”) and the Great Barrier Reef.  When we told people in Australia that we would be going there, they all responded in . . . → Read More: So Long and Thanks for All the Fish

Caribberie is Australian for Dance

January 27, 2012: Well, caribberie is the closest word I could find, and it actually means “ceremony that involves singing and dancing”.  At one time, there were over 250 Aboriginal languages spoken in Australia, and even with just 60 still “alive”, finding one word that means dance is difficult.  The Noongar culture uses the word . . . → Read More: Caribberie is Australian for Dance

In the Middle

December 17:  In the middle of my stay in Australia, Tim and I started planning what we were going to do when he arrived here.  In a few short weeks, we managed to visit Sydney, Cairns, and Canberra, with side trips to the Blue Mountains and Bondi Beach.  We also saw a show at . . . → Read More: In the Middle