On the momentous occasion of my receiving my permanent residence the other day, it presented an opportunity to look back and reflect upon the memories. This is not going to be a pretty flashback montage, however, it plays out more like a horror story. So it’s interspersed with beautiful pictures of my homeland to keep … Continue reading Journey to the Center of Permanent Residence
There were a lot of song titles/words that could have been used for this blog. “Where do you go to, my lovely? When you’re alone in your bed. Tell me the thoughts that surround you, I want to look inside your head…” Oh, foolish, song-writing man. You NEVER want to look inside a woman’s head … Continue reading Here I Am, Here I Am, and How Do You Do?
Give me the Black Plague any day. I am, on a regular basis, wishing I was born in a different time era, as I figure pestilences and industrial revolutions are nothing compared to negotiating technology with teenagers. For the plague, I will find a natural remedy for it online. Oh wait… no technology? Errr... Geez, … Continue reading iSickandTired. Taming Technology with Teenagers.
Children and husbands go hungry, laundry is unattended, and the sink is full of dishes. I lose track of time, I fiddle with the pretty pictures far too long, and I feel elated when everything is done and I hit ‘publish.’ That’s what happens when I write. I should really stop. My head voices say, … Continue reading A New Name!
Once upon a time, we're at the beach and the wind is blowing. (Nothing new in Cape Town!) I don't like the wind. I barely like the beach, because it's made of sand, and the sea in Cape Town is made from ice, so you don't ever wear a swimming costume to the beach, you … Continue reading Grumpy Old Cow- A Lesson in Contentment for 2018.
So I'm officially a dance mom. And I haven't posted much about it on my social media platforms because I hate boasting about my kids publicly. But I have learned so much, and this blog is about all the things I learn in my life, so here I go... How did I get here? Well, … Continue reading Hip-hop, Hairspray, Humility & Hallelujahs.
The basic content of these updates is what goes on in my house, a journal of the events in our lives, and finding the lesson in the craziness. Water restrictions are being enforced in Cape Town due to really bad rains, and the water supplies are in critical condition. Unlike Zim, not everyone has boreholes … Continue reading Update #21- When Water Runs Dry