Tag Archives: Stacey

Good News, Bad News

Friday Today was the day… I had an unexpected call from the cosmetic dentist to come in and have my temporary crown fitted for my implant. It had arrived and he had time. Yay! What good news! I went immediately. … Continue reading

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Stacey’s Birthday

Wednesday 4th December. Such a precious date. It’s hard to believe that 32 years ago I became a Mom. It was a wonderful day, but my how time has flown. The days may be slow but the years are fast. … Continue reading

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A Long Walk

A childhood friend of mine recently flew to Portugal and did one of the Camino trails through Portugal and part of Spain.  She flew into Lisbon on 31st May and arrived in Santiago on 13th June. She walked 280km, averaging … Continue reading

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What a Fine Way To Spend a Day

This morning, unexpectedly, Stacey suggested I come to Swellendam for the day. Adrian was going out and she liked the sound of some company. By 9am, I was sitting in her lounge and we had a good natter. Elsie is … 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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I Gave It My All

Today has been quite a busy day. I gave it my all at gym because I know that I won’t be back there before Monday. As a result I was finished when I got home and took to my bed … Continue reading

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Following the Sock Rules

I’ve always thought if you are going to do something, you may as well do it right. So when someone asks me the time and it’s 28 minutes past 8, I usually would say “it’s 8-28”. I regularly don’t round … Continue reading

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It’s a….

So today, when I went onto Facebook, a memory popped up of me on 12/12/2011 in the CCFm studio. Six years ago I was 47. I was wearing the same gym kit that I still use today! So Mike and … Continue reading

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Light in the Darkness

There’s always light in the darkness. I remember thinking that on 19th September when we had just had our 5th break-in.  Stacey contacted me bringing news that  splashed glorious rays of sunshine into my soul. My thank you on that day: I … Continue reading

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“Don’t Make Life Difficult for Your Future Self”

I liked this quote very much. It was said by Stacey. We were chatting on the phone and talking mainly about money and saving and not having debt. If you get into debt early in your life, you are making … Continue reading

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There Will Always Be Irritations

That’s the truth – going through life there will always be irritations and last night I experienced one of them. The interviews I go to in Durban are held at the Hilton Hotel and it is so very convenient to … Continue reading

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Letter To Stacey

12-10pm From the moment I got up this morning, my heart has been stretched 14 000km across land and sea to Phnom Penh in Cambodia where you, Stacey are quietly celebrating your 25th birthday! A lot has happened since you … Continue reading

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