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Christchurch, New Zealand Earthquake →
My prayers go out to all my friends in NEW ZEALAND, especially CHRISTCHURCH. That’s the second disastrous earthquake in 5 months. When I was there four months ago, I was in my hostel showering when I felt my first earthquake. The walls shook, and I heard everything rattle, and my heart stopped because I was terrified the floor beneath me would give out. I prayed that night hoping that I...
Our Valentine’s Day dance photo.
Alice fell down the rabbit hole.
Periods when I pray and talk to God, I find that I am happiest. I have less mood swings. I am less irritable with Steve. I get more things accomplished when it comes to school. I have more productive days at work. I have more motivation to work out and I train harder. I eat more vegetables, and feel better about my diet. I understand better why things happen the way they do and I learn a fantastic...
I found THE song.
Hobart, Tasmania | So close to Antarctica, I can almost touch it. Unfortunately, I never did get to see a Tasmanian devil, but supposedly they’re nasty little critters and nothing like Taz from the cartoon. However, I did get to see, or at least pretend to see, the tip of Antarctica from Mt. Wellington. It will probably be the closest I get to Antarctica for a long time - or at least...
Oahu, Hawaii | Where shirts are optional. For the past two years, I have been lucky enough to experience Hawaii on three different islands. Before I decided on Australia, I was actually planning to move to Oahu for Summer 2010, where the rent was free and the hot people were abundant. Next: Big Island and Molokai, here I come.
Rather than making this blog a stroll down memory lane, I’ll stay present and...– - Jason Mraz http://freshnessfactorfivethousand.blogspot.com I am grateful for: laughter, the fact that I live in a Westernized country with running hot water and an abundance of cheap groceries, airplanes so that I may travel to foreign countries, girlfriends who stick around, my best friend...
Happy New Year
The parental units. We taught Steve how to wish the adults happy new year in Vietnamese.
The guy staring at you from across the room.
-tammys: Expectations: Reality:
My cross fit training today
FML Today, 02/03/2011 Filthy Fifty 50 Box jumps, 24 inch box 50 Jumping pull-ups 50 Kettlebell swings Walking Lunge, 50 steps 50 Knees to elbows 50 Push press, 45 pounds 50 Back extensions 50 Wall ball shots, 20 pound ball 50 Burpees 50 Double unders Time: 29:49 min