Monthly Archives: September 2010

first day at Stromlo: forms!

Getting coffee, filling out forms, and (eventually) the view from Mt. Stromlo. Continue reading

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walking at night

“…rising and gliding out I wander’d off by myself / In the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time, /
Look’d up in perfect silence at the stars.” Continue reading

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first impressions of Canberra

Canberra’s like Washington, DC, only smaller, cleaner, and cuter. Continue reading

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getting set up: phone service and “100 points of ID”

Have been on the ground now in Canberra for more than 24 hours. It’s agreeing with me quite nicely, it’s still sunny and pretty out (though cold), I’ll talk more about that later. For now, I just want to vent … Continue reading

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in transit: CBR

10:30 am Wed 22 Sep: On the ground in my new home town! The airport is tiny. There’s no wireless here either! So I’ll have to post later… so annoying. I’m munching on a Mediterranean vegetable sandwich, AU$6.70, decent but … Continue reading

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in transit: SYD

8:30 am, Wed 22 Sep: Finally on the ground after 14 hours in the air with United. Looong flight, did manage to sleep some but usually in awkward positions. I had a window seat. I had imagined I’d have a … Continue reading

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in transit: SFO

My crazy week in San Francisco, typed at the gate for my flight to Sydney out of SFO. Continue reading

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