Tag: Indiana

Shivers with wolves

One of the exciting attractions of Lafayette is the Wolf Park, a wildlife reserve just out of town which is home to wolves, foxes, bison, and a lone coyote. Every Saturday night of the year […]
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Thoughts of home

Last weekend as we drove back across the Kentucky border into Indiana, I found myself smiling fondly and warmly at the familiar barns and ploughed fields of Indiana. I was amazed that I was experiencing […]
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The marmot was right!

Well, my skepticism has all but faded. Just when it looked as though we were really not going to have much winter at all, it seems the marmot actually did know that more was in […]
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Drivers, start your engines

Well my last week’s question about Sale and Pelletier (WHO?) faded into insignificance in light of the spectacular success of our own Aussie heroes! What a great story! I spent all Monday handing out Australian […]
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Cinderjella

St Valentine’s Day was celebrated on Thursday with the style and enthusiasm which I have come to see as normal for any “Hallmark” occasion here in this country that appears to have perfected the art […]
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Harbor of Hope

Hannah was the first to respond with her recollections of cyclone Winifred which cut a swathe through Innisfail 16 years ago. On that occasion, we certainly felt the force of nature in a bad mood. […]
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Groundhog Day

One of the Christmas treats that mum and dad sent us was a box of Billy Tea bags, which we were able to serve and talk about at our Aussie Day party last week. The […]
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I still call Australia home

It is a well documented phenomenon. The further people are from their homeland, the more extravagant are their celebrations of national days and events. Witness for example, the St Patrick‚Äôs Day parades in New York. […]
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