Since Costco is 45 minutes away, we only go every couple of months, and stock up, with a cart and flatbed of stuff.

In 1997 we purchased an empty lot in Albany, Auckland, New Zealand, and started planning to get a house built. These are the faxed plans of a base layout with many customizations (as indicated on the third image).

Four days after harvesting the everbearing strawberries, there were a few more to harvest.

Brace for more chick & duckling pics later… but in the meantime, sunset by the duck house.

It’s been a while since I did a throwback post. Here’s the Auckland skyline, with the Sky Tower under construction, from 1996.

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