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AmeriNZ Blog · 15h ago

Finding and fixing a Disqus problem

This blog uses Disqus commenting system, a free service that replaces the built-in commenting system for Google’s Blogspot/Blogger blogs. For the most part it’s worked well, though there hav...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1d ago

Is this it?

Trigger warning: This is a sad furbaby post. Our cat Bella could be on her way out. She spends nearly every minute sleeping, she’s not eating or drinking much, and occasionally sits & stares...
AmeriNZ Blog · 3d ago

Australia’s important step

Today the results of the Australian Government’s voluntary postal survey on marriage equality were released, and they were a stunner: 61.6% voted YES, 38.4% voted no. As impressive as that w...
AmeriNZ Blog · 3d ago

First attempt at resolution

When I last posted a Health Journey update a week and a half ago, I’d pretty much decided to ride things out a little while longer in the hope that things would stabilise. I changed my mind,...
AmeriNZ Blog · 5d ago

Explaining that photo project

The thing about social media photo challenges, is that they come with rules. Sure, rules are meant to be broken sometimes, but unless there’s a good reason to do so, it makes more sense to p...
AmeriNZ Blog · 5d ago

The American problem

Many American Democrats were rejoicing after the recent elections in the USA because Democrats did so well. In fact, they did much better than expected. This is a good omen for the US Electi...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1w ago

B&W photo challenge: Day seven of seven

7 days, 7 black and white photos of your life, no people, no explanation. 7/7 — Last one!! 🙂A post shared by arthur_amerinz (@arthur_amerinz) on Nov 10, 2017 at 5:13pm PSTThe last photo in t...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1w ago

Best laid plans

Today we planned to fly our flags for the first time, in answer to long-held wishes. It was the perfect date to begin, but the weather didn’t cooperate, and we instead only had a dry run wit...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1w ago

In which John Green is stunned by Kiwi kindness

In this video, John Green talks about how Kiwis’ expression of kindness meant a lot to him by sending in “thousands and thousands” of the now discontinued New Zealand 5 cent coins were gathe...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

B&W photo challenge: Day six of seven

7 days, 7 black and white photos of your life, no people, no explanation. 5/7A post shared by arthur_amerinz (@arthur_amerinz) on Nov 9, 2017 at 5:34pm PSTOnce again, this is an ordinary pho...