Now, of course I have had plenty of experience with people like that: the full range from mild to extra hot bitches, from the subtle frenemies to the full-on social food chain hoes. But I walked away from my brief encounter wondering why it still unnerved me. I shouldn’t give a damn, right?
The object of her fury was a man in a car. Crazy was lying on top of the bonnet with her granny knickers on display for the whole parking lot to see. Continue reading How a piece of gum taught me 5 Important Life Lessons
My car was stuck. In the mud. Yes, stuck in the mud and it was not a game. I had to get to an important meeting. I still had to get dressed for the important meeting. My clothes were at home. I was 5km away from home. I had no power at home. My clothes still needed ironing. The clever part of me thought … Continue reading Stuck in the Mud
I was eavesdropping and what I heard made my heart sink. The father said to his son “No, you can’t go and play. Remember what I told you…” I was expecting him to say “….you need to do your chores first.” My kids & I were on our way to the park but I was desperate that they not interrupt my listening pleasure, so … Continue reading Defining Moments (A Lesson from a Father)
We were talking about, pregnancy, babies, stretch marks and labour. Stories were flying thick and fast. I had lots to say! In a moment of sheer excitement, I turned to the woman sitting next to me and said “Right?! Did you also suffer from morning sickness with your two?! Blahhh” She laughed. I cringed. She laughed some more. I cringed some more. … Continue reading Think Before You Speak
Very often, we take things personally when really, the shit going down has everything to do with the other person and little to nothing to do with us. Continue reading Pleae don’t take it so personal!
I was drawn to a lady. I saw her in the window. Not in an Amsterdam Red Light District kind of way. No, it was a statue of a lady to be exact and she was beautiful with the aura of a wise old soul. I wasn’t sure if she was for sale, but I followed my instinct and went inside. Aha, I … Continue reading The Power of ART to touch the HEART
I take my children to the park to WATCH them play. So when I see another mother jumping, sliding, tumbling and screaming “weeeee” on the roundabout, I get annoyed. Not because she’s got more energy than me. Not even because she’s getting the cardio workout I need much more than her. No, I get irritated because it gives my kids ideas. Stupid ideas. So, there … Continue reading Not Part of The Deal!
My prayers were interrupted by a policeman. I was being pulled over for being in the emergency lane. Thank God I wasn’t in the middle of the knife-across-the-throat scene. Continue reading Chaos in the City
The old lady had lost her daughter 50 years ago. She had been standing on a pavement, minding her own business, when she was knocked by a car. She died instantly. She was just a young girl. Continue reading Do YOU Over Promise and Under Deliver?