Tag Archives: South Africa

Culinary Therapy

So, I had a really depressing couple of days. My boyfriend is suddenly in defense mode, and I’m left wondering what the hell is going on. So what do I do? I bake. Before things got strange, he had challenged … Continue reading

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Utterly Confused ;(

I’ve had a really confusing day, and the emotions I’m feeling are almost crushing me. Last night was the first night in a week that I actually got to sleep in the same bed as my boyfriend, due to his … Continue reading

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Broadening horizons early on Saturday….

So…. one thing I’ve learned since coming to South Africa is that maids and other domestic workers are very common here. Most of my friends here have a domestic worker (or several), as well as most of their friends and … Continue reading

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One elusive situation (working from home)

So, my personal situation has put me in a rather interesting situation. For those who haven’t yet read the previous posts, here’s a summary: I decided to take a leap of faith and go from the US to South Africa … Continue reading

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Skye, Shrek and Milkshake

Skye, Shrek and Milkshake

Don’t ask about the names; I didn’t give them. But this is my favorite picture of this trio.

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Rational 5 am activities

So, it’s a horribly windy South African early morning, and I can’t sleep. Plus, it’s my boyfriend’s  son’s 12th birthday today. So, what else can I do at 5 am? Bake a cake and make some fruit and jelly parfaits … Continue reading

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Fast Forward

I know I left you hanging, but I’m back with news. Everything I was worried about…..well, I didn’t need to be. Every sacrifice I made was totally worth it. And, somehow, I’ve found myself happily (if not luckily) in love … Continue reading

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