Monthly Archives: February 2012

Thames Baptist Church Weekly Barbeques

Each Sunday afternoon, our church, Thames Baptist Church, has a BBQ at someone’s house, a different person’s house each week.  This is a time to get a chance to share a meal with others and to talk and get to … Continue reading

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In Praise of Andrew J. Wharton

Andrew is a wonderful man and an amazing husband.  He works all day at his job, and then after a short rest, works more here at home, usually in the garden or internet stuff that needs to be done.  And … Continue reading

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Auckland's Big Gay Out 2012

Yesterday we drove into Auckland for the day.  We spent the afternoon at the Big Gay Out in Coyle Park west of downtown Auckland.  It was a lot of fun, despite some rain. Auckland’s Big Gay Out is similar to … Continue reading

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Painting Our Roof

Way back with one of our first Grab One purchases, we bought paint for the roof of our villa.  Our plan was to paint the middle section of our very steeply sloped roof and the one side that is accessible from our … Continue reading

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My Resident Visa Has Been Approved — I am a Kiwi

Wednesday, Andrew and I received an email that stated simply that my visa status had been changed.  We logged in and found that my New Zealand Resident Visa had been approved.  Yay! A few hours later, I received an email … Continue reading

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