An Australia Journal Entry
I’m not one of those people who wear their emotions on their sleeves, but I thought that I might share this. It is a copy of part of my handwritten journal, so it is not well written or organized. Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 1:19 p.m. I have spent the past fifteen minutes or so down here on the beach of St. Kilda. This is the first time that I have touched the sand. I spent a few minutes...
My First Skydive
This blog is focused on my upcoming trip to Australia, but I had an amazing experience yesterday that I would like to share with you all. Like most people, I have always wondered what it would be like to fly. As a child I used to pretend that I was superman, an airplane, a bird, anything that flew through the air. I ran through the yard with my arms spread out like an airplane, simulating weird...
Pre-Australia Trip Post #1
Last night I bought my tickets for the flight to Melbourne and made my hotel reservation. I’m really excited about this trip! I’m leaving Nashville on May 30th and will arrive in Melbourne on June 1st. There is an extra day that I am “losing” in there, and the flight takes roughly 24 hours. I’ll be getting back on June 11th. What exactly am I going there for? To learn from the world’s...