18 December 2015

Farewell America - it was a blast!


Today after 18 months, my family and I are departing the US.  In fact we are in the taxi enroute to Boston airport as I write this.  We are breaking up 16,000 km journey with stops en route to enjoy London, have Christmas with friends in Norway and then be home in Sydney for New Year's Eve.

Its been a fantastic time both professionally and personally.  I've made some amazing new friends and have visited 18 different states which has been a blast.  I also have a new Masters Degree and my son is going home a newly minted and proud Eagle Scout!


So thanks indeed America and the many here who made our visit here so special. To (badly) paraphrase General Patton:

It is foolish and wrong to mourn that the time here is ended. Rather, we should thank God that such times were had.

PS The 400 odd craft beers I sampled here were excellent too!

32 comments:

  1. What! No! I will be in Boston in 2 damn weeks! Ah man, well, happy and safe travels to you and the herd. See you on the interwebs.

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  2. Safe travels

    I think the Eagle rank tops the Master any day

    I'll send you some more promotional materials for X-wing - there's some new stuff that "Magnet" just has to have....

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    1. I agree! That would be great Miles, thank you :-)

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  3. Congrats on the graduation, Paul and for your son's big accomplishment! Safe travels - sounds like you and yours have a full holiday schedule!

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  4. Going to be one very tired family when you get back downunder. Cheers and have a Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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  5. Have a safe trip back and enjoy your stops in London and Norway.

    Congrats on your Masters :)

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  6. Looking forward to having you back in Oz mate. I'm already firing up the BBQ in anticipation...

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  7. He's just afraid of another Boston winter...

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  8. Congrats on the Masters and your son's Eagle. Well done. That was some time well spent it seems.

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  9. Congrats on your new Masters! And have a safe trip back and happy holidays!

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  10. Sounds like you had a great time!! You won a prize in my giveaway, I need an address to send it to Boston, London, Norway or Australia???

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    1. Sure did! Hold onto it until I have an address in Oz please mate!

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  11. Have a great trip back home Paul!

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  12. Safe travels Paul. Glad you made it up to Cannuckistan while you were in the USA.
    Blessings,
    Michael

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    1. Thanks Michael - so am I! Will definitely be back with more time in hand :-)

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  13. Don't forget all of the lead and resin you got over here!

    Have a safe trip home.

    -Bruce

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  14. Glad you had a good stay! Looking forward to more blogging!

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