Monthly Archives: March 2013

Didn’t know I was into home handicrafts, did you?

I hate snails. There are a lot of them in my garden. I use snail pellets and so I figured if I was ok giving them a dreadful, poison filled death, then the least I could do was make them … Continue reading

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A little better

Husband and I went to the hospital this morning. I knew it would be hard so I insisted that we go on the bike and I could get a chance to dress up as a bad-ass bike chick. The bike … Continue reading

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It is a time of flux

A time of outpourings of emotion; a time of change. I know that there will be better times in the future. I can see us sharing quiet companionship, recollection and peace together. I can even see times of happiness when … Continue reading

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Confirming what I already knew.

The surgeon has been around. My father is riddled with cancer and it is terminal. They said he might have some extension of life with chemotherapy but ‘might’ means a less than 10% chance.   He won’t have it anyway … Continue reading

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I’ve just finished a frenetic day, culminating in a visit to my Dad. I didn’t see him yesterday because I was working but my brother dropped in and updated me. Today I called before I went and my stepmama was … Continue reading

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Telling the folks

We are a fairly dysfunctional family, with a lot of grudges. This leads to very complicated family arrangements whenever we are celebrating a birthday or special occasion, as mother refuses point blank to be in the same space as my … Continue reading

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I was afraid this would happen

My interview that I had yesterday was successful. They are going to offer me the job, pending a reference check. Now I have to choose. Do I take an interesting role, with scope for advancement and a certain degree of … Continue reading

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