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About me is really about an aging baby boomer in a computer nappy playing around with her brand new toy (a second hand and re-built dinosaur computer from the 90's)....and having the best time of her life.
A funny old frustrated nomad who is at the moment living a very full and satisfying life disguised as SuperNan.
This is me...well it used to be, quite a few years back, but I can remember when and where that was taken and I was full of life and the expectations of great things that lay ahead of me....
Hmm, well things didn't work out quite as I had expected but I am still here and still smiling.
About me is about...A couple of lovers, one great husband, one even greater divorce, a few more Lovers, 5 magnificent children and equally 5 magnificent grandchildren later, I can say without a doubt that...It has been a very, very interesting and eventful life and I am looking forward to writing a lot more chapters about me before the book is closed.
About me is about......As a young kid I moved around a lot, as a teenager I continued the trend. Married life was no different and single again had me trying out suburbs that I never knew existed.
The kids, god bless their little hearts, treated the whole thing as a game. I think the longest time we ever spent settled in a house was for a 5 year period and that was because I had lost the car keys.
My nomadic lifestyle, my nomads, was well and truly deeply embedded into my subconscious, so much so that...
About me is about...I was looking forward to the emptying of The nest to finally soothe the savage beast. When it finally did happen I looked around to see where I could go and what I could do? But I stood still for too long...
Are you familiar with the law of vacuum? Produce one and watch it fill back up ...and it did. Life deals an interesting hand now and again and this deal was to take me on an amazing journey, quite a detour....
My nomads have been put on hold for a few years and hey, that's okay because...I am busy playing SuperNan
The great thing is that it is keeping me young at heart, tired...you bet, but with a peer group the age of your own children, you have no hope of getting old.
About me is about...I love to do silly things and the grandkids love it too. SuperNan is always providing great opportunities to have fun and so an idea began to take shape.
It was the conversation that I overheard on the school playground one day between a couple of the young mums. They were discussing What they could do on the weekend and where could they go that didn't cost a fortune...
Time may have moved on but things had not changed one little bit.
I used to take my kids here, there and everywhere...usually with half the neighborhood as well.
It was quite a chore trying to figure out the what to do-s and the where to go-s back then as technology was very different. Information was not that easy to get, the Internet...what was that?
These days with the internet and the millions of websites out there, I assumed that it would be quite easy to find a quick answer. However it would seem that this is not so....
So I sat down and started to list all the places that we had been to over the years and I was amazed..I actually got writers cramp.
I asked around and found out that the information that I had was of real interest and could really help these families.
About me is about...These days you can find me sitting in my computer playground...my modern sandpit...still very new to the world of the computer and all its hidden little passages. Sometimes I really believe the cat could operate this thing better than I do.
I used to think that pressing this or doing that would make the thing explode but I was incorrect, they have made these things tough enough to withstand the onslaught of the baby boomers, well this one at least.
So it's me and my dinosaur with its 12 inch screen, my 3 finger typing skills, my memories and an amazing Company called SBI.
We spend hours together working on my very own website Family Getaways Melbourne and having a great time.
So how does someone who knows very little about computers, writing editorial, downloading and editing photos and so on.... even think of setting up a website?
About me is about...I fell into the idea of building an online business because of circumstances. There are two things that I am passionate about and they are my family and traveling.
Unable to do the real nomad stuff yet, I am still able to have the time to combine the two in a unique way.
I was introduced to a unique site building process by a friend and immediately saw that I could really give it a go. The ongoing support was there and the tools that I needed were all available.
But I thought..."I can't write!"
Not to be defeated, I decided to investigated further.
SBI have several free e-Books and I downloaded these, devoured the words and came to the conclusion that...I can do this.
I needed to be looking at working from home as my focus and responsibilities had changed dramatically.
About me is about...The more involved I have become with the free
learning material, the free support and the free tutorials etc the more
determined I have become to produce a really valuable information site....
So if you have an interest or a passion, want something very different to do, have some unique fun or even want to go back to study this will really interest you.
About me is about...Doing the nomad thing down the track and this is most likely what I will look like.... in the meantime my nomads are on the back burner for awhile however I am satisfying my little urges with short trips here and there.
At the moment I love to share the experiences as SuperNan and offer them to you to experience with your own family.
There is a film out there called The Never Ending Story. Well I believe that the memories that you create with your family, or someone else's for that matter, are your Never Ending Story
The experience of writing this About me page has only re-enforced the fact that my choices up till now are right on track. I hope that you will return here often to find more of my fun and interesting places to enjoy with your family and friends.
Enjoy your life and I wish you all the very best in health, wealth and happiness...
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