A few last photos... really most of the rest of the trip was relatives, and you don't want to see pictures of relatives.
Here's the kooky front entrance to the apartments where we stayed in Glenelg (near Adelaide, South Australia):
and the equally kooky plaza inside it:
Yep, random dead boats: weird.
I wish this were better, but it's my first and only view of a possum. SO CUTE. But it was night and my camera sucketh.
I got home on Monday, but I was terribly jet-lagged, and by Tuesday two good friends were in the hospital, and then on Wednesday I found out that my department for the last 21 years (I had the same boss for 21 years — almost unheard of these days) is being disbanded, chopped into small pieces and reorganized into another division of the university.
The friends are both doing better now, and I am slowly becoming more philosophical, and gradually getting back onto San Diego time. But I may be a bit slow to get back into blogging.
Here's a sulphur-crested cockatoo to ease you into a restful evening.