Weppie

Today, I heard that one of the members of my extended family passed away. I hadn't seen him in over 20 years, but he was the first family member I met from my father's side of the family, when I touched down in South Africa. Weppie was vibrant and jovial, and had a smile for… Continue reading Weppie

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Sick Day

My schedule has switched up a bit recently and I am still working out the timing of things. New clients have come my way, at least for a short-term basis, but other clients I've worked with for a while are scaling back a bit. It means rethinking what I need to do when, which is… Continue reading Sick Day

Sick Days

There's a reason I work from home. It's not because I don't like talking to people (because I have been known to talk to grocery store clerks, random people at the gym, and, yes, my cats). It's not because I prefer working in my PJs (because I DO get dressed every day. I swear!). It's… Continue reading Sick Days

My Book Affair

Books. I love them. I have a bad habit of getting lost in bookstores, whether they be filled with new or used books. I cannot help but run my fingers across glossy covers. I pick up random books to read the back covers on dust jackets. Seeing a favourite author's name makes me smile. Finding… Continue reading My Book Affair

WAHM

In between bites of cracker, my little mouse weakly tries to ride out the waves of nausea thrown her way. She wins. She loses. So the day goes... In between words typed onto the page, I hold a little girl's hair away from her face, as she leans over the toilet. She's hot. She's cold.… Continue reading WAHM