I really thought I had dodged the bullet on the flu epidemic in Christchurch, but unfortunately I was struck down Wednesday night and have managed to survive the last few days.

Mom and Dad left for Australia yesterday so Dad could speak at a conference and I just had to share this photo they took from outside their widow in the house where they are staying:


Yes, that is a Koala. And no, they are not staying in a zoo. That us a wild Koala hanging out in the tree.

I am so excited for them!