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.
Today is Youth Day in South Africa and in Africa International Day of the African Child. I did not spend much time thinking about 16 June 1976. I spent time with the children in our family. Three, to be specific. 4, 6 and 8 years old. What a day. It was a busy day. I … Continue reading 45/2021/35: A good day
I can watch a fire for hours.A controlled fire in a fire place or a braai fire or a bonfire for heat.The flames kinda mesmerise me. The shapes, the direction ... and there's my Mom who likes to put egg cartons on the fire to make it burn ... I like it too because it … Continue reading 45/2021/10: Fire. Art. Burn.
24 December 4 x 2 = 8 It is the night before Christmas ... it is also some level of lockdown with a curfew amidst the second of the pandemic. The usual cooking is scaled down immensely. I'm grateful for that. The levels of cooking we went to for Christmas was exorbitant usually ... and … Continue reading 2020: 8
21 December Prime. It was the birthday of our little princess today. Children are such light and life and all the good things and love and happinesses and ... just everything. She asked for brownies for her birthday ... lots and lots of brownies. I think she probably ate one? All she wants to do … Continue reading 2020: 11
11 November 17 + 17 + 17 = 5150 sleeps until New Year's eve ... the day before 2021 ... and the one thing we know for sure is that Covid 19 will still be around. I went for a walk with a friend today. It wasn't a long walk. I want to start somewhere. … Continue reading 2020: 51
07 October Last night I watched 2 documentaries. One by David Attenborough about his life and doing what he does and another exploring what became Adolf Hitler's family. Both short. Both interesting and insightful. It lead to more thinking around the story of the other side. A discussion I had with a friend over the … Continue reading 2020: 86
Sunday Fun Day! Spent the afternoon with my aunts and uncles - it was one of their birthdays. 66. Haven't laughed this much in aaages!!! 🙂 It was lovely! Their stories. I missed it. Stories about snakes and spiders and their reactions and my grandparents. Levels. Looking around the room and the table as everybody … Continue reading 2020: 89
Today's thoughts: Rules Reading and discussing the book "Atomic Habits" by James Clear with a friend and finding interesting directions our discussions are taking me in. We spoke a lot about rules today. Little rules that we make up for ourselves that we must adhere to or are flexible about depending on situations and / … Continue reading 2020: 94
Yellow A few months ago, late January or early February, I dreamt one night that I need to get up the next day and buy something yellow. At that point in time an advertisement kept popping up online showing me a long yellow dress sold by one of the local clothing retailers. I'd been considering … Continue reading Day 18: 44 to 44 at 4:44