Layers of Niagara

Come see the waters

Crashing down becoming mist

Flowing to the sea.

I’ve never written a Haiku poem before.  We’ve never been to Niagara Falls before.  Both are more complex than they seem.

Dressing Up in Sydney – Nova Scotia Canada

Today, we’re in Sydney Nova Scotia.  Like it’s Aussie namesake, the place was settled by the Brits (well, actually by the local tribes, then the French, then the Brits, but for the sake of convenience, we’ll say the Brits.)  Unlike Australia, these people came here willingly because they were loyal to King George.

Let’s walk New York

A lot of people fall in love with New York, but, beware, New York is a wild woman who doesn’t give her heart to anyone. As Bob Dylan once said, “New York is a city where you could be frozen to death in the midst of a busy street and nobody would notice.”  I suspect, however, that Dylan had it a little wrong, and once you have proven your devotion and commitment, the city gives you some sort of secret knowledge that must never be passed on to an outsider.

So far, so good(ish) – Brisbane to New York

They say if you stand with one foot in a bucket if ice and your other foot in a bucket of boiling water, on average, you’re feeling pretty comfortable. Well, on average, our trip to the US today has been good. It’s one of those three (well five actually) legged races where you travel all…