First Two Legs of an Extra Long. Austin, Texas to Melbourne, Australia Flight

The first leg: Blow by Blow, Austin to LAX I was riding in the car with my daughter to the airport.  I’d been watching the weather in Sydney, worrying about the rain, worrying about catching my flight from Sydney to Melbourne.  My daughter said, “Don’t worry Mom, if the rain stops your flight, you can just stay … Continue reading First Two Legs of an Extra Long. Austin, Texas to Melbourne, Australia Flight

Renaming and Reorganization of my Blog

My blog Visionsfromtwocontinents started, December 11, 2017. That’s  five years ago.Now it has a new, easier name, instead of writing visionsfromtwocontinents.blog, you can just look for patsysblog.com Back in 2017, a pandemic was something that only happened long ago, during WWI. In my book Visions from Two Continents: cover  I published a letter my uncle Charlie wrote … Continue reading Renaming and Reorganization of my Blog

Undara Experience and Undara Volcanic National Park

They unlocked the gate of the Historic Quantas hanger in Longreach at the Quantas museum where the airline had its start. Our pilot was waiting. We boarded and flew for almost two hours. Since there wasn't any phone service at the airport the pilot flew low over the resort to announce our arrival. The airstrip … Continue reading Undara Experience and Undara Volcanic National Park