i didn't want to monday today. lethargic. tired. sleepy. no vigour. over it. went to the office. did some work. bleh. something has to change. it is going to. but first i need a holiday. i'm always amazed when i say that. i was unemployed for 4 years. i've been working since july 2021. month … Continue reading 20211213: blue monday
how excited was i for my way overdue appointment with my obgyn. excited why? coz i was eveready! mammogram done! ready for the long talk because i haven't been there in a while (we have a special relationship because I had to go visit for tests lots about a decade or so ago???) i was … Continue reading 20211209: obgyn
church. godchild. friendship. coffee. pudding. quality time. love. Yes, I went to church this morning. And I had coffee and good conversation there. We laughed a little. The message was good. And then? Sunshine. That's what she is. Always excited to see me. Always loving. Always giving. Always lovely. A child she is. I hope … Continue reading 20211205: Sunday and her
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.
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
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
The better part of this day was spent with my brothers' children. Watching them play, paint, jump on a trampoline endlessly ... they don't get tired. It was adorable. It was beautiful. Magical. Wonderful. Wonder-ful. Love. Family. I wondered what it would be like if I had had a child or children. Where they would … Continue reading 45/2021/24: The Kids
Today is the birthday of a friend.No names. No trimmings. No drama.He's been around the block with me a few times. Feels like forever. Ups, downs all arounds. We take walks together and drink wine together and talk together and discuss things together. Rolled our eyes for each other, talked in hashtags for a bit, … Continue reading 45/2021/12: AA, the Gem.
Blessed. Grateful. Mesmerised.Roses. Trees. Life.Sunshine. Rain. Clouds.Love. Age. Friendship.Coffee. Walks. Conversation.Fragrance. Beauty. Breathe.Leaves. Branches. Roots. A beautiful morning at Vergelegen ... a walking coffee through the garden.Peeking through a hedge ... Silver leaves shining in the sunlightParentals. The love is evident. The little things.Driving into ... Ah ... trees ... such character ... age ... … Continue reading 45/2021/9: A walk at Vergelegen
There's something beautifully simple about these two words: Yes, please. Heartwarming almost. Especially if it's unexpected. Do we use them enough though? Why was I surprised? I have a friend who sometimes give me orders and I reply: 'Please?', then the please will come. Intriguing I find it ... it would be nice if those … Continue reading 45/2021/1: Yes, please.