Linnea Ashley on August 31st, 2006

so i returned to port douglas less because i just love port douglas, and more because i wante to do the aboriginal walk that was indeed run by aboriginals. not to mention the food was pretty slamming and as we all know i am GREEDY. as it was, i just so happen to be in […]

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Linnea Ashley on August 29th, 2006

today was my leisturely day. i calle dmyself sleeping in…but with all my healthy living i woke up at 8:15…or rather i finally got out of bed at 8:15…i’d been awake longer than that. my plan was to just do beach or pool time…be a solar panel until late afternoon when i had one activity […]

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Linnea Ashley on August 27th, 2006

yesterday was almost cloudless…a few random fluffs gave the illusion of modesty to the sun burning brightly overhead as our boat made its way to the reef. even with the sun showing us her spleandor the wind still sent a chill through me – compounded by the water breaking over the front of the boat […]

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Linnea Ashley on August 25th, 2006

the water is so blue. driving out of cairns with brushy hills and farmland playing tag, the ocean emerged, seemingly from nowhere. all of a sudden the blue – slightly darker than the sky – cut a line across the horizon and a strip of gold – sexily curved like the latest she-star – hugged the […]

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Linnea Ashley on August 23rd, 2006

I’m at 500 words of a 1500 word essay…with only a few hours between now and when it must be handed over to S so he can turn it in for me. Why? Because my shuttle to the airport is picking me up at around 3 am…yeah you read that right! So, my paper is actually […]

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Linnea Ashley on August 22nd, 2006

I like to consider myself open minded in more than theory. So yesterday when I was flipping channels and ended up on pen and teller: bullsh%t and they were bashing the idea of recycling, I suppressed the urge to dismiss them without hearing them out. I missed the beginning of the show but caught the gist […]

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Linnea Ashley on August 20th, 2006

New zealand oysters taste like the ocean smells. Given that the beaches here don’t smell like the gulf of mexico that is just a salty fishy flavour. That’s what I had for lunch…the smell of a clean ocean.  That, with a delicate veggie quiche and some fresh bread, was the lunch I was pampered with […]

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Linnea Ashley on August 18th, 2006

all last semester i moaned and wailed about the length of papers. repeatedly i completed papers well under the word count provided by my profs. i attributed my brevity to my journalism background. there i was often confined to 12 or 18 inches. didn’t matter how much great stuff there was to say…if it couldn’t […]

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Linnea Ashley on August 15th, 2006

it’s a book i’m reading for a class. i’ve been trying to read it since last year but never could throw myself into it. around chapter 3 it kicks into high gear and begins to feel more relevant and pull itself together. the whole idea of the book is to explain the history of the […]

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Linnea Ashley on August 15th, 2006

my first love relationship didn’t happen until college. it was this slow progression from flirting to friendship to being caught up in the idea of someone holding me close, listening to me figure out my world and sharing his own. i ran like hell after a few months…D wasn’t a jerk…didn’t cheat on me…just gave […]

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