Archive for December, 2012

Music 2012

Music 2012

Here are some of the albums I enjoyed in 2012: Alt-J, An Awesome Wave Alabama Shakes, Boys & Girls Andrew Bird, Hands of Glory JD McPherson, Signs & Signifiers The Tallest Man on Earth, There’s No Leaving Now Band of Horses, Mirage Rock And some singles:…

Gratitude, Part 2

Gratitude, Part 2

Thanks to all the Rotary Clubs who have hosted me for speeches in the past three months! Albany Creek Nundah Sandgate Hamilton Noosa Heads Daybreak Kingaroy Hamilton Bribie Island Windsor Also, special thanks to Shaughn Forbes and Allan Male for…

Off to Tasmania

Off to Tasmania

      My bag for Tasmania, Sydney, and Melbourne is packed: 9.6 kg/21 lbs. Not bad for three weeks of clothes and camping gear. Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Five Months

Five Months

I updated my Tumblr with my favorite photos from the past five months. Check it out!

Santa Sleigh Fundraiser

Santa Sleigh Fundraiser

I joined Shaughn and the Rotarians of Ashgrove/The Gap last night for their Christmas Fundraiser. We raised more than $700 for community projects. Over the course of ten days, the event raises as much as $15,000. This community event has…

Rotaract Events

Rotaract Events

  I joined some of the other members of the Rotaract Club of South Brisbane at the Big Issue Lunch. We served about 25 homeless community members a nice Christmas lunch.   Last weekend our club celebrated Christmas, and our…

3 Meetings, 4 nights

3 Meetings, 4 nights

I gave three Rotary presentations two weeks ago. The Rotary Club of Windsor is a laid back club that meets at a bowling club house. Lawn bowls is an outdoor variation of the indoor bowling more common in the U.S….