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Keeping it in the family

I recently wrote about my thoughts on caring for the elderly in What Should We Do With Old People? Yesterday I shared Fiona Dowie’s experience in caring for her parents […]

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24 Days to Christmas

The symbolism of the Advent wreath. The Advent wreath is part of our long-standing Catholic tradition. The symbolism of the Advent wreath is beautiful. The wreath is made of various […]

Moving house after 34 years

I recently wrote about my thoughts on caring for the elderly in What Should We Do With Old People? Every life situation is different.  Every family is unique.  Every individual has an opinion.  Tradition and culture aside, there is also the personal preference (by the aged person and their children […]

30 Nov 2012 Gratitude

This is my story. I am grateful that I remembered to be Grateful 🙂 It has been a wonderful month.

What should we do with old people?

I look after my great-uncle who lives in an old age home. I love my uncle dearly. He will be 90 years old next May (or 91 if you go […]

29 Nov 2012 Gratitude

This is my story. I am grateful for the year that has been. Many learning’s, lessons … Wonderful new adventures set on course.

28 Nov 2012 Gratitude

This is my story. I am grateful that I have a roof over my head. Having a place of safety & warmth for my family is important. It’s equally important […]

27 Nov 2012 Gratitude

This is my story. I am grateful for modern medicine. My life would not be the same without it.

Advent calendar

Christmas is in the air. Today was as good a day as any to start with the holiday preparations. At this time of the year the school extra-mural calendar gets […]

Recycled Train Crayons

I’m a hoarder. It’s a talent. Over any decent amount of time, the kids crayon box turns into a graveyard of  ‘stompies’ of lifeless remains of what were once pristine […]

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