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Birthday Season Begins… Happy Birthday Hood #2…

June 14th, 2015 · 15 Comments

This past week there was a birthday in the house… And suddenly Hood #2 is sixteen… To the guy who can always find a “comfortable” spot to sleep… The reader of bazillions of books… The cleaner of beaches… And an always got your back kind of brother… The guy who can’t miss a competition… To […]

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A Poignant Post: Another Year….

June 8th, 2015 · 16 Comments

This is not one of our usual posts but over here we do blog about our “life and times” and sometimes life is sad. I really needed to write this post for two kinds of readers – those who have friends that Lose a Baby During Pregnancy and You Would Like to Help Them, and […]

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Tags: Our Events · Thoughtful Thursdays

There was a Birthday in the House…

April 12th, 2015 · 13 Comments

There is nothing I can do about it… they just keep growing up. Suddenly my sweet gal is 14 years old. It has been a couple of months since we celebrated a birthday over here and this gal knows how to celebrate in style!!! Earlier this week there was an entire day of baking!!! Happy […]

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Se7en Hours to a South African Passport…

April 10th, 2015 · 18 Comments

I have had so many questions about getting a passport lately… that I thought I would write a blog post about my experience with Home Affairs. As most of you know I am going to be traveling in a couple of weeks and I am going to need a new passport. In fact our whole […]

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It is World book Day and We Are Growing a Library Book by Book…

March 5th, 2015 · 8 Comments

Today is World Book Day and I am excited to announce that books are starting to arrive, little by little and bit by bit. There is always that gap between when we announce our Library project and when books start arriving that I wonder if we will get any response at all… and each year […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Caring and Sharing · Home Truths · Our Events

Saturday Spot: The Summer of Fires, Muizenberg Fire So Far…

March 3rd, 2015 · 20 Comments

It has been the summer of fires and we have had two large fires above our house already… The fire from this past weekend has been unprecedented and engulfed a large part of the Silvermine Mountain Range. The Muizenburg Fire Day by Day Saturday Evening The kids heard the helicopter fly by and dashed out […]

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We Really Need Your Help to Raise a Library…

February 25th, 2015 · 12 Comments

On International Book Giving Day we announced our library project for this year. I’ll be honest it isn’t an easy one, and we need all the help we can get. We are hoping to create a library for children living in one of the toughest areas of Cape Town, children who have had to grow […]

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