Monthly Archives: September 2010

Home Improvement: This Is What I’m Thinking, Here

So we’re doing it again*. The DIY stuff. The home improvement rewarding/pain in the ass stuff. The entire day was spent with The Boyfriend and his Brother, moving furniture upstairs and moving furniture downstairs. No mean feat, considering how teeny-narrow … Continue reading

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Perspective: On Getting Some, Finally

It’s what you make it. Sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? But, right along there with the Greener Grass Syndrome, perspective is what you make of it. The things that you choose to focus on (the negativity, the annoying habits, the … Continue reading

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On Why Everything Hinges On Him

He’s what keeps me grounded. He’s my logic, my reason and my motivation. He’s the constant smiling-laughing-talking-kissing reminder of why I do what I do. His are the blue eyes of unquestioning trust. Of love and necessity and the absolutely … Continue reading

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Things I’m Totally Loving On Right Now

1.Looking for new things to fiddle with, now that I’m iPhone-photo-app-less and I’ve come across a few rad photo-editing apps for my mac in my explorations. Online photo-editing apps. Online photobooth apps. Trial versions of photo-editing apps, like this one. … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know Where To Start, So I Guess I’ll Just Get Going

The last month has been ridiculous. Longer, even. I’d say the last six weeks have just been one long blur. Between getting sick, having a sick Kid, having a (still) sick Boyfriend and working 0n a handful of different things … Continue reading

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Swimmingly

He’s a waterbaby, all of a sudden. Three swimming lessons later, and he’s loving the swimming pool. Loving going underwater, and getting his face wet. Loving jumping into the pool, and kicking about with his father. My baby is learning … Continue reading

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It Might Not Always Be Immediately Apparent

I was surprised the other day, when someone (actually a few someones) asked me if The Boyfriend was The Kid’s father. On account of how I always refer to him as The Boyfriend (as opposed to what, exactly, I wonder. … Continue reading

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It’s Like A Blog Post, It Has Pictures And Everything

I am entirely grateful and utterly ecstatic that it’s Friday. Although I don’t anticipate much peace and quiet this weekend. It’s The Boyfriend’s 30th birthday tomorrow – and we’re having a small family thing at his parent’s house. Then we’re … Continue reading

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I Want To Remember This Moment Forever

“Look, mommy. The bubbles are having a dream” 06-09-2010

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I Thought It Was Solved, But Now I’m Even More Confused

I came across this the other day, on Amanda Sevasti’s blog. A post listing a few short differences between Jozi and Cape Town drivers. One of the points that struck me: “Traffic circles: I keep getting hooted at when I … Continue reading

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