Archive | January, 2011

How to become a model without really trying

31 January 2011

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How to become a model without really trying

There have been a few things in my life I’ve been paid to do: babysit, make cold calls about auto insurance, be a cashier in a department store and a grocery store, work as a psychology research assistant and lab coordinator, and coach and counsel students as an academic and career advisor. I can now […]

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Sydney: The Inner West is Best

23 January 2011

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Sydney: The Inner West is Best

While I adore so many places in Australia, it’s fair to say that Sydney is my favorite. It was my introduction to Oz four years ago, and it’s where I kicked off my journey last May. Places speak (or don’t…) to people for different reasons, and Sydney just happens to have me under her spell. […]

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Quitting Work to Travel…Again

17 January 2011

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Quitting Work to Travel…Again

I recently quit my job to travel. Sound familiar? You’re probably thinking of the time I transformed from career counselor to career breaker. On a Friday afternoon in March 2010, I met with my supervisor to offer my resignation and share the plan to move to Australia for a year. Well welcome to “Heather quits […]

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No Macaron Left Behind: 38-46

10 January 2011

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No Macaron Left Behind: 38-46

This is the 3rd post in the No Macaron Left Behind challenge series and 4th in the “my waist line is expanding while my bank account is decreasing” series. The last time I brought some macaron magic into your life, I had just sampled 22 flavors from Adriano Zumbo’s Balmain location. Add this to the […]

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New Years Eve in Sydney

3 January 2011

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New Years Eve in Sydney

Sydney New Years fireworks I can’t remember the first December 31 where I watched a mid-morning recap of New Years celebrations around the world — but when I saw the fireworks over Sydney Harbour Bridge, I knew I wanted to be there one day. Perhaps I should have known Australia was in my future when […]

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