Countdown – 4 months from today

Finishing…  One of the biggest things I remember learning from my 3 years in the Philippines was that I needed to finish well.  So as our countdown continues, that is what we are focusing on.  Finishing well.  In all aspects of our South African lives.   Read More…

Countdown – 5 months

Well, actually 4 1/2  months now, since I missed the 29th of October.  I was up to my neck in studying creatinine height index, arterial blood gases and a whole slew of other incredibly exciting medical assessment techniques for the emergency nursing course I am taking.   Read More…

On the Day I Almost Died

I turned 44 today.  And I am not sure I have ever celebrated a birthday where I am so happy to be alive!  I almost died on Tuesday.  Literally.  Dead.  2mm. 1 sec.  That was the difference between me and the hereafter!   Read More…

Countdown – 6 months

It is with excitement and sadness that we begin this countdown.  We have approximately 6 months left until we leave South Africa.  On our departure date, we will be just 2 months shy of our 10 year anniversary of moving to RSA.  Our hearts are so deeply intertwined with the people, the places, the sea, the life…  it feels almost unimaginable to be leaving, yet we know it is time.   Read More…

Good-byes

The last time I was at a funeral of a child, I was a child.  I am not sure how old I was, but it is one of those moments that has stuck in my mind forever.  Read More…

Did you hear me squeal?

Yes, I am a girl and I do occasionally squeal.

Not often.

There are two things that tend to make me squeal.  One has to do with cockroaches.  But that is not what this blog is about.  Thankfully.  The other is a more delightful sort of squeal – usually related to getting to spend time with family or people who seem like family.  I lovingly refer to some of those people as my…. Read More…

My brothers always said it

Laundry’s done.  Dishes are in the drying rack.  Clothes are ironed.  Supper is hot.  I am spoiled!!!!!  Just to confirm what I heard most of my childhood years from my sweet brothers.  “You are spoiled, Michelle!”  Well, I certainly have been for the past few months! Read More…

Is that door open?

Last week one of my passions in life was rekindled.   Something that I thought was a closed door.   I had let go…  And then last week happens?  What is God telling me?  Is there a way that this door can be taken off its hinges and my dreams realised? Read More…

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