Tag Archives: Adrian and Stacey

Flying Visit To Swellendam

Friday Today Julian and I did a flying visit to Swellendam. This was for two reasons. Firstly, it was wonderful to see the family. Adrian and Stacey are both looking well and little Elsie is too. She is delightful. My … Continue reading

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Engineer’s Quote Arrived

In a week or two we should receive a quote for the house we hope to have built this year. Last night the engineer’s quote arrived. We weren’t sure how much to expect. He gave us a deal where if … Continue reading

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Another Blessing

Blessings come in all shapes and sizes. Stacey has the favour of the Lord resting upon her. She has been wanting to get a backpack baby carrier so that when they go walking, Elsie can be carried on Adrian’s back. … Continue reading

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Stacey’s Birthday

31. That’s how old Stacey is today. So special for us to zip out to Swellendam and spend the day with her. Adrian and Stacey and little Elsie are flourishing in this town. We had tea this afternoon with some … Continue reading

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Solo Drive To Swellendam

This morning bright and early I woke up, did my Bible reading, got dressed and finished packing for Swellendam. The only difference was that Mike was not joining me. He chose to pass on this trip. We hugged and kissed … Continue reading

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Funny Things Stacey Said

I found the Stacey & David ‘talk book’.  When Stacey was just over 2 years old, I realised that I needed a place to jot down some of the things she said.  Playing with words and experimenting with sounds came … Continue reading

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This Happened Nine Years Ago

It is always a very significant day in the life of parents when their daughter gets married. For us that happened nine years ago today. The 20th June 2009 dawned bright and clear. Despite it being winter, the sun rose … Continue reading

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Grannying it Up in Swellendam

I love to see Stacey and Adrian, but now they have Elsie added to their family, she is the one that grabs my attention. We left Caledon shortly after 10am and took a slow drive to Swellendam, arriving an hour … Continue reading

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She Has Arrived!

How do I unpack the overwhelming emotions that come with this day? What an amazing day it has been.  BABY DAY! Mike and I are grandparents! I woke up at 4-30am to find a whatsapp from Stacey (that she had … Continue reading

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My Heart is Full

It is Mother’s Day 2018 and as it comes to an end, my heart is full. #659 of my 1000 thanks is for just that: a full heart! I woke up just before 5am with a loud house alarm going … Continue reading

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Two Showers in One Day

Yip! There were a couple of highlights today, the second has to be that I had not one but TWO showers today. For both, I left the tap running for the duration. They were also longer than 2 minutes. It … Continue reading

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Treating My Husband Like I Treat My Boss!

It’s such an interesting thing this. My work involves a lot of admin which I generally enjoy doing. So when Mike comes to me and says he needs help with a whole lot of his admin, how should I react.  … Continue reading

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Road Trip Part Two

It’s 106km from Caledon to Swelledam. One hour’s drive. Yesterday Stacey sent me a message to say that someone from her church had made the trip yesterday and there were FIVE sets of road works. This morning we left prepared.  … Continue reading

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“Barefoot, Pregnant & In the Kitchen”

At school Stacey’s strength lay in the sciences. One of the subjects she took was Tech Elec which is a subject those who are planning on a career in Engineering take. Stacey was consistently the only girl in the class for … Continue reading

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A Little Flutter

I got a lovely little message from Stacey this afternoon. This was the message she sent… Baby is 17 weeks and 2 days and is about the size of a turnip! Baby should be about 12.5cm long and weighs 141 … Continue reading

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