If I should fall behind, wait for me.
Happy Anniversary to my darling husband! The man with the thighs. @SirNoid made from huge patience, a quick temper to match my own, tremendous dedication, huge love and passion for the girl who has her head in the clouds and her feet on a yellow brick road… sprinkled with purple fairy dust. Not always practical,… Continue reading
My picket fence of many colours.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I wonder if other parents felt the same way I did – that everything involving our children was painful in some way. The emotions, whether they were joy, sorrow, love or pride, were so deep and sharp that in the end they left you raw, exposed and yes, in… Continue reading
Celebrating my talents, managing my weaknesses.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, It’s Tuesday! Every Tuesday Johan Oosthuizen and I embrace exploring my natural talents, while teaching me how to manage my weaknesses. It took me months after doing the initial test before I committed to allowing someone, trained, professional and kick ass to please help me be a better version… Continue reading
Missing you comes in waves. Tonight I’m drowning.
My liefste Oupa Mike, Sometimes I am consumed by overwhelming joy, just because of how you loved me. Sometimes I see Frisco coffee or Turkish Delight and am able to smile in gratitude and remembrance. Other times objects, sounds and memories is a raw, open wound. To you I had no faults. If there were,… Continue reading
I do not recognise the #ANC of my youth.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, You know when a family member does something unbelievably stupendous and everyone shakes their heads in disgust? There is usually a touch of confusion at the magnitude of destruction. One thinking soul, giving a hefty sigh, in that “Ja swaer” tone : “Oupa would turn in his grave if… Continue reading
Mom to many, wife to SirNoid. Lover of water, walks in the shade and all things purple.