My sister in NJ sent a package on March 20. Today July 15, we received that package in Australia. It took 117 days but I’m glad we finally got it! Our parcel must have passed many hands and I hope that each of those people are safe and sound!
I love New Jersey!
I saw this picture somewhere ages ago but it didn’t have a link attached to it or any website credited to it. I kept meaning to do a search for it but I always forgot to do it. I was cleaning out my desktop and came across it and did a search. I couldn’t find […]
Not one of my strong suits and definitely not these people’s either. Australians try to label the American states – I think I would do poorly as well. Americans try to label Australian states – Until I moved here I would haven’t gotten any of it! My geography teacher didn’t teach much. Shoot, I can’t even […]
I saw this article posted on Facebook and found it accurate and funny, except for the politics and guns. Never in all my years there did I hear someone bring up politics with a total stranger or in random conversation. I’ve encountered more people talking politics here than I ever had while living in the […]
According to this article, New Jersey ranked high for its education achievements and its strong family and community bonds. Well, of course, I was born and raised in NJ 🙂
I came across a website where you can buy some Mexican food staples in Australia. While some of the items I was familiar with, it still wasn’t the same products I cooked with in NJ. I decided to do another search (one that I did countless of times when I first moved here): Puerto Rican […]
Facebook gets bombarded with snow blizzard pictures and statuses are “OMG it’s snowing” as if it’s a surprise that one should get snow in NJ, in the winter, in the coldest month of the year.
Unlike my wife, I’m from a fairly small city in Australia (around 100,000 people), therefore I’ve found that life is a bit different in the US. Some of the differences that I’ve found are: Driving: Turn signals are entirely optional (and hardly ever used) Speed limits are also optional If you don’t start driving at […]