Well, we’re settling in to life here in Christchurch now that we have officially finished travelling…for now of course. We even made a few purchases to bring us up to date, my favorites being the microwave and Sky. Sorry Mom, but we still wash the dishes by hand and hang the laundry out to dry. Don’t knock it though, because its actually very pleasant to go outside with the laundry on a beautiful warm summer day. It becomes more of a chore in the winter, but you won’t have to worry about that.
The other aspect of settling in is finding a job, so I’ve gone to all of the ophthalmologists in Christchurch to hand in my resume. I even spoke with the doctor at the first office I visited. He was impressed with my resume (thanks SEA) and will need an assistant when he moves his office to a larger facility across the street, but that won’t be for a few months. So if I haven’t found anything better in a few months…. I’m also looking at jobs at the hospital or at general practitioners’. I recently discovered that I can’t apply to medical school as a resident until I’ve been here two years, so I’m looking into taking a few classes part time here in Christchurch. Al has already applied to school at the University of Canterbury to the Masters Program in Computer Security. He’s starting part time in July, and hopefully I can take a class or two then as well.
That’s our lives to date. We’d like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers out there, we love you all.