The last week of this year. Of the decade. This is a good time to reflect on all that has happened - good, bad or meh. This will be my last 'word of the week' post. It has been challenging at times to find a word that will both guide and challenge me. But it… Continue reading Word of the week: Reflect
Two years ago this time, a tiny baby was rushed very prematurely into this world. And what a cruel world he found it to be. He didn't know what it was like to be held to his mother's chest until he was four weeks old. His skin was too sensitive for a blanket to be… Continue reading Baking for Eli
My last day at the office! It has come all too soon. I am neither mentally nor emotionally prepared to say goodbye. Despite all the plans that I had in place to prepare me for this day, I am still left bereft. I knew long ago that I did not wish to retire when the… Continue reading Farewell and Thank You
I woke up this morning with a huge sense of relief! The party was over, Nicole had a wonderful time and so did our family and friends. I stressed throughout. Especially when the food was late. And although this didn't matter to the youngsters, the grannies were getting over hungry. The manager on duty did… Continue reading Oh! What a night!
I have had the most stressful month. Work pressure has been unprecedented. Thrice daily calls with my colleagues in an effort to meet almost impossible deadlines. With each call the pressure mounted until it felt like we were all going to burst. Everything seemed to be falling apart at the last minute. But just as… Continue reading Getting ready to party!