Monthly Archives: January 2019

Thoughts On Australia Day Six: The Best Food Was From Somewhere Else

We ran into some decent food in Australia, but we also ran into a lot that was passable or adequate at best. Sometimes it was expected, but sometimes not. I had a steak that was one of the more expensive … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Australia Day Five: Their Medical System Costs Less

I’d be remiss if I didn’t remark on the differences I noted between the Australian and US medical systems, the small amount I saw. In Australia, you can get a cough syrup with a synthetic codeine that has good cough … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Australia Day Four: The Most Aussie Channel Ever

I ended up watching some tv while I was in Sydney. I had to take a gamble since I wasn’t real familiar with their channel set up there, but I browsed through the limited channels I could access and found … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Australia Day Three: Baby Talk

While in Australia I kept hearing words like: Brekky Brolly Defo Footy Stubby Sunnies Swimmers It started sounding like baby talk. At first I thought it was about them, maybe they were really laid back even in more formal conversations, … Continue reading

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The Government Screwed Up The Tax Withholding Tables

Taking a brief break from Australia thoughts due to rage, this tax year is going to be a nightmare for the US. The withholding tables the government put out for the tax changes are definitely not right. Supposedly they reflect … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Australia Day Two: The Mandela Effect

Sometimes it can be confusing in Australia. You might even think you’ve wandered into an alternate reality.

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Thoughts On Australia Day One: I Was On Television

Thoughts on Australia Day One: I was on television: Excerpt from the Tsitsipas-Federer match at the 2019 Australian Open. Video credit to a friend of the nice woman sitting next to us, who sent it to her during the match … Continue reading

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