It is good to be receiving

We are invited to a dinner tonight. It is a family of my husband's colleagues who are hosting the dinner. After the Christmas season, trying to find out what everyone wanted and trying to place orders so things arrived on time( including for the cat), it is nice to be invited out. I can relax …

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Locked out

I went out the kitchen door this morning to look at my seedlings. I have some seedlings planted in small pots on my window sill and they need a water before the hot sun strikes them. So I watered the little seedlings and went to the door, intending to get in and watch my favorite …

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Reading out loud

We spent about 14 days in hospital- entirely. Mom and I almost fully and dad went home a couple of times to check on the house and my other sister who was at home with her baby. We established a routine of sorts those days. 5:30 am was waking up time when the nurses came …

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Vision for what remains of May

I was listening to a youtube video by Jacqueline, where she says everyone should have a blueprint for their lives. A vision statement. I am thinking what about putting down what I think might be my vision for the rest of May ? To write at least 5 more blog posts before the month is …

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Workshops

The last few days have seen me in many workshops. The time of the year is quite lax in terms of work ; so the university has decided to give its staff some perks in terms of getting them to attend courses on Leadership techniques, Conflict Resolution, Cross Cultural issues and so on. I must …

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This is what I learnt …..

" The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way in which we use them." - Anonymous Last night I was driving home with my younger daughter after her evening classes. She needed to go shopping to get things for her travel later next week. We tried to get to the nearby …

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Homecoming

My daughter is coming home today. It has been nearly 5 years and 9 months since she left home in 2011 to earn her degree at her university. Today she is a full fledged doctor and more important to a mother's heart, back home to her mamma. I remember her as a little toddler holding …

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