All posts tagged: iphone

Part 1. Los Angeles.

My family and I went to America in February for my 40th birthday. It was my first time visiting there. We had two weeks to play with, and a toddler and a nine-year-old in tow. From Los Angeles, we went to Seattle, Denver, Memphis and San Francisco, before returning to LA and flying back home. The night before we left Adelaide, I received guidance that America’s cold temps were going to be detrimental to the health of my youngest (he had fallen sick the day before). Then my eldest got sick too, and I felt like the odds were against us. Naturally, I was worried about the kids and thought it best to postpone the holiday, but what do you do when the whole trip, worth thousands, is non-refundable?! Of course, I did not want to cancel; it was the kids’ first international holiday, and not to mention that the last time I had been abroad was over ten years ago. Despite our terrible start to the trip and reasonable share of crappy moments: the …

Buyer’s Remorse

I used the dictation tool on the iPhone for the first time to write this post. I was curious to know whether it was clever or lazy…  For about 10 days I have had some sort of low level flu or high level cold, my last weekend consisted of movies, bed, parsley-garlic-ginger-clove teas, and more bed. My son slept over his grandparents place on the Saturday night which was helpful. I stayed under the covers while Adam was out in the garden. I think the crazy teas were doing something good to my body because the virus seemed unsure of how hard it wanted to hit me. Anyway, I should do this no-agenda bed thing more often and not have to use sickness as an excuse. I guess it’s hard when you move to a new place… there’s that feeling of always needing to do something to get the house looking and feeling like a home as soon as possible. But you know, gotta remember that special word: journey. Must stop feeling like I have …