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I Am … Thick-skinned, tight-lipped; centre stage without a script Under-paid, over-timing; future generation priming Truth-seeker, question-asker; black belt multi-tasker Bully-stopper, nose-picker-blocker; evader of the parent stalker Zookeeper, recess referee; extracurricular coach draftee Mind-shaping, reader-maker; precious cargo caretaker Speech guide, …

Monday Morning

Monday Morning. It’s 4:50. Meebs enters and declares it’s morning. I declare it’s still nighttime but permit her to stay if she goes back to sleep. I declare the bed a no-talking zone. Meebs doesn’t stop talking. Elsje is disturbed. …

As girls, you lived just down the street Only a corner and curfew kept us apart I knew your heart and hardships You were my childhood friend As women, there is more than a corner between us With children and …

Flesh Canvas

In the mind of a 3 year old, colouring on their body is hysterical. I have no idea why; at least I can’t remember why. Yes I did it too, so my mother says. It started with Meebs’ fascination with …

I Love Little, um, Kitty?

This is a page from one of Meebs’ “First Nursery Rhyme” books. I can’t. I just can’t read it. At first it made me giggle, but once it all sunk in I couldn’t stop shuddering. I can’t even substitute “kitty” …

I loved you yesterday. I love you still With as much love as I can share My feelings for you grow year over year A deep ocean that drowns tears and despair Each year with you I learn more of …

Trixie – Week 4

Countdown to Christmas; Trixie’s last week playing tricks.

Trixie – Week 3

Trixie’s been up to no good. Again!                  

Trixie – Week 2

Here she is. The adventures of Trixie, week two. Here are the pictures of her antics.  

Christmas Crafts have Begun!

Oh, what fun it is to… Craft! With less than a month until Christmas Meebs and I decided it was time to start making Christmas cards and ornaments. Over the next few weeks we’ll be taking on a variety of …

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