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A blissful Saturday all to ourselves.
Saturday, December 13, 2014      14 comments

It feels like so long since Ive had an entire day off of everyting. Today everyone was out the house. Youngest son is back on the rig at work. Having his last cup of coffee, having just suited up and ready for flight. ... Read more
22 years!!!!
Thursday, October 23, 2014      13 comments

Hubby and I celebrated our 22 nd anniversary yesterday. We usually don't do anything because for the first few years of our marriage we had no spare money so we just did stuff at home, with our kids and loved it. Then the next 10 yrs hubby ... Read more
I think I finally get the song....."Manic Monday"
Monday, September 15, 2014      6 comments

Oh my word, today was seriously much like a nightmare. After sitting through three days of spiritual convention in our second language...which is tough enough because there are words that are never used in general conversation, only in theoc... Read more
Turmoil so close to home
Monday, August 11, 2014      10 comments

Mossel Bay is a little fishing village an hour away from where I live. Usually NOTHING happens in this town. It is one of the most laid back places, given to holiday makers fun. Then suddenly out the blue DRAMA RULES. According to the lates... Read more
Day 2 and the final of our time out
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      5 comments

We slept in....which was heaven for me. Im generally an early riser (by nature), but I managed to sleep till just after 9 am and woke up feeling like I'd been to a spa. Sleeping in the semi private Thesens Island was fabulous. The only sounds we... Read more
The end of day 1 of our time out
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      6 comments

Once we left our kids and grandson back at Fairy Knowe backpackers, we headed on to Knysna. The trip there was pleasant and uneventful (in the best possible way). We drove and saw some new sights along the way like the reptile farm which now ha... Read more
Hubby and I managed two days away....it was heaven.
Monday, June 23, 2014      7 comments

Our first day, Saturday, was spent at a place called Fairy Knowe backpackers. The kids went the night before to enjoy a drum circle with about 15-20 drummers. Because ... Read more
Storm wind damage.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      5 comments

My word, we have been blown nearly "off our feet" this past week. Everywhere we go, we see evidence of serious damage to property. So often we see sign posts....minus the advertising...they seem to have just blown away completely. I dont ev... Read more
Sunday hubby and I had a "date lunch"
Monday, June 09, 2014      9 comments

It was very much needed time out from all the young ones...much as we love them LOL We decided to drive down to the Wilderness area because its always enjoyable in that place. This is taken from the very top of what is called Wilderness Hei... Read more
Been a while since I've blogged....anything.
Sunday, June 08, 2014      12 comments

I cannot even begin to put into print what a terrible time I had, so I wont even try. But its as much to say that for the past month I've had everything in the book thrown my way and i'm genuinely surprised that I didnt crack and crumble. What I... Read more
How quickly we forget.....
Saturday, March 29, 2014      10 comments

Very often in life, how we view things is the direction our lives will take. If we are constantly negative about what we are doing, then we will get stuck in a rut. However, the same can be said about being positive. If we are positive, ... Read more
A little positiveness goes a lonnnng way.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      9 comments

From March 2013 to Feb 2014 I managed to lose 24 kgs (52 lbs) and was so thrilled with my progress. As anyone will tell you, it was work, no magic happened to me. Then at the end of Feb, we a sad events happen in our family, in fact two..... Read more
Visiting an Ostrich Guest Farm.
Sunday, March 16, 2014      12 comments

Daniel had 2 drumming students at an Ostrich Farm Guest Farm. He asked if I would like to go with, and of course I never say no and usually take my 80 yr old mother along for the ride. Thanks to my son, we get to go into all kinds of amazing pl... Read more
Wednesday is Granny & Axel day.
Monday, February 24, 2014      9 comments

My son works out of town on a Wednesday, so I get to enjoy Axel most of the day. I try to do something interesting and different each Wednesday....I also realize that I will have to repeat some things, since there is only so much one can do lol.... Read more
Long Wednesday...tired, but fulfilled.
Thursday, February 06, 2014      12 comments

7 Years ago, I was just becoming internet literate. My husband used online scrabble to get me into using the net. I loved scrabble. I had been playing scrabble with a few folks online, but didn't know them, nor had I spoken to anyone....I didn't... Read more

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