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AmeriNZ Blog · 5d ago

Thought for Presidents’ Day 2017

"The President is merely the most important among a large number of public servants. He should be supported or opposed exactly to the degree which is warranted by his good conduct or bad con...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1w ago

Unpredictable responses

Husband's got style: Most stylish salad for an ordinary dinner that I've ever seen. #foodporn #husbands #realnessA post shared by arthur_amerinz (@arthur_amerinz) on Feb 17, 2017 at 12:35am ...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

Not blogging is exhausting

The worst thing for a blogger is to not have anything to say. The second worst thing is to have things to say, but no will to do so. I’ve been facing the second problem for quite awhile now,...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

Six months later

There’s a reason why people often talk about recovery from accident, illness or other health related condition as a “journey”, and not a single event. That’s because the road back to full he...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

The wisdom of the Internet

The Internet is a great source of entertainment, a good source for news, and pretty good source of information about how to do things. The value of the information we get when we try to lear...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

Number of 'ex-Americans' grows

Last year, the number of US citizens renouncing their citizenship hit a new record high. As alarming as that sounds, it was still only 5,411 individuals, and for most of them, the reason the...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

Another harbour

The Manukau Harbour was a bit choppy today. It was very windy, and even at high tide it's relatively shallow there, so it makes sense. I can imagine what an actual storm would be like! I was...
AmeriNZ Blog · 1W ago

Hold Tight

The video above is an ad, and well worth watching because it’s so well done and because its message is so important. The bank that made it said in their Facebook post: “Holding hands. It’s o...
AmeriNZ Blog · 2W ago

All hands on deck

Today's mission: Get the deck stained. Delayed by all the crappy weather we've had this year (and by gout), it's now kinda urgent. Will I finish the project? 😶 #chores #lifeinnzA photo poste...
AmeriNZ Blog · 3W ago

A needed diversion

This video is not about important things, which is why it’s so timely. In it, Vox answers the question, “Why do cartoon characters wear gloves?” I actually really have wondered about that. N...