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Family History

I've been doing some genealogical research recently and have turned up some exotic characters. My great grandfather is particularly fascinating.  He lived one of those breathlessly active late Victorian/Edwardian lives, travelling all over the world at a time when that … Continue reading

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Just in Time

Travis is back from South Africa, just in time to miss an armed robbery in the company's office in Pretoria.  Three men with guns entered the building after hours, tied up everyone who was still working, and stole laptops and … Continue reading

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The Joy of Work

Travis is missing home and Petra, but getting sent off to Africa for work does have its perks. 100_3772 100_3762 100_3775 100_3797 Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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Guess Who’s Back…

Travis is back! I collected him from the airport yesterday afternoon.  It took him an hour to get his luggage, so I had to lurk around outside waiting for him.  It was interesting to see the varied reactions to my … Continue reading

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Cultural Differences

A story from Travis: He had lunch today with one of his South African colleagues and mentioned that he hadn't moved to SA because I'm pregnant.  His colleague asked if it was our first child and if we knew the … Continue reading

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Happy Wedding Anniversary

To me and Travis. Wedding Dance We've been married for a year and together for eight years.  Travis is my very favorite person and I feel lucky to have him in my life and lucky to be making a family … Continue reading

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Ch ch ch changes

I haven't been a very dedicated blogger recently, for a number of reasons.  My nice keyboard stopped working, so I'm stuck using one of those fancy "ergonomic" ones – which doesn't work as advertised for me, it hurts my hands.  … Continue reading

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