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A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future. ~Author Unknown

Best line in a movie this year

“Dobby never meant to kill. Dobby only meant to maim. Or seriously injure.” I went with Geni and Leonnie to see the latest Harry Potter yesterday afternoon. The mercury was spiking high and the lure of the shopping centre and cinema complex ( air conditioning) called us – all three. We decided to grab a […]

Perspective ~ Smooth seas do not a sailor make. Proverb

This week has been a tough one for me. Let me correct that, this year has been a tough one for me. Why? Because someone I love, turned out not to be who he always said he was, and is lost to me after many years of loving and not giving up.  Regardless of what […]

About Jo

My cousin Jo is special and always has been. She had brothers and sisters who were all normal, and something happened with Jo- and she was always a little bit slower….something happened when she was born. Where normal for the rest of us meant top or somewhere near the top of any class in any […]

Uploaded and submitted, successfully

I am currently doing a tertiary course and the first Minor assignment was due yesterday. I am pleased and delighted to say I uploaded and successfully submitted this with 1 minute and 2 seconds to go. For those of you who don’t know I am a perfectionist. It was a reading report ( 500 ) […]

“Death, the one appointment we all must keep, and for which no time is set” ~ Charlie Chan

None of us thought it would be my Auntie.  That call, that news. I think of my Uncle waking to find his lifelong companion cold beside him.  My heart goes out to him.  You see, they have been inseparable for all of a long lifetime.  There were no children to argue over or break that […]

Bad News

At the end of today, facing finalising an assignment and the phone rang. “I am sorry, I have bad news.” “…is dead.” Nothing I can do. Nothing any of us can do. Mercifully it was quick. I choked up. You see, I have good memories. I see that someone who loves me, is no longer […]