Sunday, October 30, 2011

Carrying, cake and Rosey is off.

1. I've been mourning Alec's sling -- he's getting too heavy for it -- but we've dug out the backpack, and it works excellently. He falls asleep while we are walking, and (unlike the sling) it's manly enough for his grandfather to use.

2. My mother quietly feeding Alec cake.

3. My little sister who has been focussed and tenacious and got herself a job in Antarctica. It's a fantastic opportunity to experience the last great wilderness first hand, but oh, such a long way away, and for 18 months. The thought of the time and the distance brought me to tears as we said goodbye. Can't wait to see the pictures and hear the stories, though.


  1. Wow - I applied for Antarctica when I was in the Navy, but fortunately was not selected. Isolation like that (not to mention the cold) is something.

  2. Oh wow. What an opportunity of a lifetime. Good luck to your sis!


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