First Impressions from Down Under

Not one day has passed without drenching my shirt in sweat. Only for brief moments in my AirBnB, while sitting directly in front of the fan scanning Flatmates.com.au for a more permanent home, do I find myself no longer dripping. But then I want a snack, or need to relieve myself, or have someplace to go, so I start rustling around in my bags. The sweat starts rolling down my back. Perhaps Seattle built up …

Welcome Letter

Hello friends, family, colleagues, Some of you may know – and some might be surprised to learn, that I’m currently living in Brisbane, Australia. For those lacking knowledge of geography Down Under – I was a member of that club until recently, Brisbane is approximately halfway down the East Coast of Australia, just four degrees south of the Tropic of Capricorn, a bustling, growing, modern metropolis, known for tourism, classic Queenslander architecture, and the 2001 …