The Luckiest 13

This previous weekend, Friday fell on the 13th. I have to confess I am a bit superstitious so as we were all going to be driving long distances I was a bit antsy. This weekend was Caitlin and Wes' wedding ceremony. They had booked a house via Air B&B and as we had not seen …

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Here’s to 2023

I have had such a lovely holiday. I know I said I would write while in the States but I only had my iPad and it takes too long to type on that so I decided to just relax and not worry about writing. Therefore you have 3 weeks of info for me to condense …

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Toxic Love

This has been a short week as today is a public holiday (hence publishing a day early). I mentioned in my post last week about Tim, a family friend who passed away. I phoned Joy, his wife, to express our condolences and one of the things we discussed was how to recognise the signs from …

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The Wounded Heart

I subscribe to a site which sends me 'Morning Messages' and these are always so spot on it is a bit scary. Of course, critics will say that like 'horoscopes' the messages are vague enough that they will resonate with most people, but then if it resonates with me, then that is enough. On Tuesday …

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Dragonflies and Fairies

This week we had our first meeting of the Trailblazers for the Church of the Earth. I mentioned last week that I have been asked to help with their social media and blogs. I have already created a Pinterest account for us as we attended a blog webinar which said that Pinterest is one of …

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Heritage & Healing

November is Native American Heritage Month. The Native American narrative has long been controlled by a history told through the eyes of the dominant Western culture. In order to change this narrative, we must understand there is a narrative to be changed and a heritage to celebrate.  Let us touch on a few myths. I …

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We All Break

The weather in Cape Town appears to be mirroring the rest of the world in that it is completely unpredictable. Can you say 'Climate Change'? Last weekend was really relaxing, yet really busy. If you are working at something you enjoy then it is not really work is it? Norm finished the grouting in my …

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The Future and the Past

In the last week I have certainly touched on all steps of the Circle of Life. Last Sunday we had Chelsea and her husband Sheldon and their new baby Daniel over for lunch. Chelsea was one of Lily's bridesmaids but they have not lived in the same area for a few years and this was …

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Staying Steady

This week has been full of fabulousness as well as a bit of heartbreak and my usual levels of disorganisation. I advised in my last post that my daughter Lily's kitty Rocket was missing. They finally discovered that he had been knocked over by a car and died. We are all so sad for Lily …

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The Elixir

Once we open ourselves up to opportunities, often the experiences come flying at us quickly and that is what seems to be happening with me since I decided to start venturing out of my cave. Last weekend seemed to be non-stop but it was packed with fun. I mentioned in my last post that we …

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