Monthly Archives: December 2009

117 – One more

117 – One more

One present we were given yesterday remained unopened this morning. This was not an oversight, it was unopened on purpose. I know the friend who …

 

117 – After the ecstasy…

117 – After the ecstasy…

My Dad always washed the dishes in our home. His view was that he helped dirty the dishes, therefore he’d help clean up the dishes. …

 

116 – Merry Christmas

116 – Merry Christmas

Sretan Bozic Merry Christmas Meri Kirihimete Wesolych Swiat Glædelig Jul 6.00am –  Christmas day began. 7.30am – Breakfast with Lynsey, Mira and Damian. 8.00am – We started to share out our presents …

 

116 – Of Christmas past

116 – Of Christmas past

Terence and I met at high school. He was a misfit too – a huge kid in every respect – tall and overweight, just didn’t …

 

115 – The night of mother and child

115 – The night of mother and child

December arrives and the reality dawns that another calendar year is fast drawing to a close. Traditional countdowns to the big day begin and something …

 

115 – Honey pot squats

115 – Honey pot squats

The bears in Kirk’s windows have been working out thoroughly over the past few weeks. Some of them are definitely looking slimmer. Perhaps we could …

 

114 – Creative gifts

114 – Creative gifts

I love homemade gifts – both making and receiving them. Creating and giving a homemade gift requires giving a little of yourself to the other …

 

114 – Put a bounce in your bound

114 – Put a bounce in your bound

Fritz, John Plimmer’s faithful companion, looked particularly exuberant as I made my way to work today. Fritz always makes me feel happier – the uniquely …

 

113 – In need of maintenance

113 – In need of maintenance

Some days we wish time away so that the day will end quickly. We want to forget these days and all that happens during them. …

 

113 – Head in the clouds

113 – Head in the clouds

Despite current ads and slogans, the world doesn’t change one person at a time. It changes when networks of relationships form among people who share …