Monthly Archives: December 2013


Baba means “daddy” in zulu.  I am blessed beyond measure to have a wonderful baba.  I know that many people cannot say that.  Recently I heard a talk about fathers in which statistics were cited that made me shudder.  More than half of all children grow up with an absent father – either physically or emotionally.  Having a dad that believed in me, lauded my efforts as I grew up, bragged about me, loved me, supported me, and cheered me on…  not sure I will ever fully grasp how important that was in my life.

This blog is to honor you, Daddy.  To publicly thank you for being such a loving father, who truly tried his best despite formidable barriers and trials. Read More…

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