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Number one today

Today our black tap dancing ball of fur is one year’s old. What a joy in our lives she is. Ivy has given us more smiles and laughs than we thought we had inside us. She has also warmed the noses and paws of her doggy day-care friends. In a life were time is precious,...

Greeting cards & bumper stickers

You may have wondered why the buzz words of positivity, meditation and happiness did not appear in my previous blog “happening”. These words have been taken over by commercial interests or in the South African context, captured. This is why they are known to me as...

Happening

I have accidentally created a thought process and it helps me see through the “fluff” when faced with tough life events or happenings. For example, my brother died last year and my mom was recovering from breast cancer, our cat passed away a few months ago and my dad...

Poem for David

Dear David, They say memories are golden We never wanted memories, we only wanted you…. If love alone could have saved you, You never would have died In life we loved you dearly In death we love you still In our hearts you hold a place No one can ever fill If...

To life…l’chaim

Apart from the power of saying thank you, and saying it again in case the first one was insufficient, I was brought-up knowing that sometimes you have to celebrate and be merry despite the circumstances. So it was then that on Saturday we celebrated the life of a cat...