Note: As with legal contracts, reference to “men” also refers to “women”. (Is that patriarchal or has it not hidden meaning? Legal documents tend to be long and we simply make some effort to shorten them.) In South Africa, at two minutes before midnight a little over twelve hours ago (at the time of writing)—23:58…… Continue reading Of Men and Moon
It is true. What I learned about life thus far still applies. Of many, one specific lesson has not changed: nothing stays the same. Everything in life is temporary. Nothing in life is constant, except death and taxes, you would say, of course. I remain pondering… Do I want to be right or do I…… Continue reading Being right is overrated
I don’t even know what that means, “that” being “Life Happens”, but I need a title, and more importantly, an excuse. Surely, I cannot disappear for three months and then come back without saying anything, as though I was just here a week ago, or even a month ago. Some might say that we don’t…… Continue reading Life Happens
(Post written and prepared in a [little] hurry using a mobile device, Samsung Galaxy Note8 specifically, so if you come across typos and other errors, please excuse me.) It’s a pretty good Saturday morning. Mother, from Botswana, who has been visiting my family and me here in South Africa, said she needs to test her…… Continue reading Random thoughts and ponderings on a Saturday morning
The Phoenix rises from the ashes. Me? Not so much! 🙂 I could say, I’m back from the dead… almost dead… perhaps. This is my official apology for the unplanned, silent, temporary absence from WordPress. I am sorry for disappearing! I thought I would be able to sit down to write, especially with so much…… Continue reading Phoenix Rising
Life would be perfect is life were easy. It is not. Nobody’s life is perfect. Let me remind you of that statement everyone is always quick to say: Nobody ever said life would be easy. At least the complexity of life assures the living of no boring packets of time that lasts for next to…… Continue reading Life and a Day Job
No honeymoon period lasts forever. I was lucky to have had more than two months of utter bliss, or blissful ignorance. I was left with my mouth hanging and eyes wide open. It was incredulous. I chatted to the affected person and we both felt discouraged. I guess we were disillusioned. I had to process…… Continue reading Have a life!