It's my birthday today. Well, it's almost the end of the day. 45. Tomorrow will be the first day of my 46th year on the globe we call Earth. Today I wondered if we ever think about the fact that ... by the time it is our birthday and we get the new number (age), … Continue reading 45. the beginning of 46.
I was born on a Sunday. My birthday this year is today, a Sunday. It was tea time when I was born. I should ask my Mother more about the actual day ... what happened, how it happened, details ... I think she'll remember. My Dad too. I am grateful for parents who are in … Continue reading 45: The Day
Today is Saturday. It started with a bang ... like my alarm didn't go off and I was supposed to get up at 6:30am. Luckily I was woken up at 7:15am by my niece. Bathroom emergency. Oi! I made a pot of broccoli and spinach soup and another pot of potato and leek soup for … Continue reading 45/2021/45: Pre-Birthday Day
Fire woodImage by Paul Brennan from Pixabay Today the sky was grey. Rain was heard and felt and seen most of the day. I loved it. Winter baby things. I've always loved the sound of rain on the roof, on plants, amongst trees ... and the smell thereafter is one of my favourites. Lovely. Breathe. … Continue reading 45/2021/44: Paper jets and fire
Do you countdown the days to your birthday? I don't really. Never used to. Lockdown had me do it in 2020 because I decided to blog daily for the 44 days before my birthday. And here I am ... doing it again. Why? No idea. Probably for my own thoughts to be somewhere for reflection. … Continue reading 45/2021/43: Almost
I love sending voice notes on Whatsapp!!!Or voice memos as one of my friends called it today. It has become so much more liked in my life during this pandemic and lockdown. It gives me the opportunity to express myself through my voice so that there's no misunderstanding and no need to read between lines. … Continue reading 45/2021/42: Voice notes
I very rarely get or feel really sick or unwell. And I haven't had a sick day in a long time. I generally work through the odd not so 'lekke' feeling days. But today I wake up and I feel ... well, not well. But I have to get up because I need to run … Continue reading 45/2021/41: Sick day / Rest day
In the silence my thoughts bubble up like water from a fountain. Continuous. Never-ending. Not always good or interesting. Somewhere else in my brain I wonder where all these thoughts come from and why they decide to bubble up today? Of all days? And I really do want to tell my brain to be quiet! … Continue reading 45/2021/40: Be quiet.
Today is (almost was) Father's Day. I cooked. I baked. I thought of many things. I sent out a few messages. I didn't even post anything about my Dad or Father's Day or ... this year has been different. very different. Pudding My Dad is getting older. He is still doing his best to fend … Continue reading 45/2021/39: Father’s Day
I slept in today. Chilled morning. It's quite interesting. It feels like I very rarely do that. I felt more tired when I woke up and got up. Like I slept too much. I didn't. I went to bed before midnight, but went to sleep after 3. Don't ask. One of those things. Brain not … Continue reading 45/2021/38: Just go with it