This Week’s Inspiration

….you might have heard the song: “It’s love, it’s love, it’s love that makes the world go around”…..With schools closing in the last week of June, children on side-walks is a common sight in my neighbourhood- be it morning, noon or evening. Every evening while walking back from the bus stop, I always enjoy the…

CC Gals On The Move

…..and it’s official: The Chutty-Chetty gals have all signed in, 4 of us contesting and 1 gets the judging gavel. Her words are final and she has kicked off the contest. From July 22, 2013 to December 31, 2013 we strategise, work hard and document the results and then celebrate all our successes together. Yup,…

Mr. President, Bring Them Home!

Published: July 9, 2013 at 6:55 AM WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama, in tough talks with Hamid Karzai, may speed up U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and leave none behind, officials said. The New York Times, quoting U.S. and European officials, reported talks with the Afghan president are frustrating Obama and as a result, the U.S….

2 Birds In Hand, 3 On Tree

My son is just poised to make the first important decision in his adult life. He applied to 6 med-schools, all south of the border, for his next step in education.  With God’s abundant blessing he has received admissions-letters from 2 med-schools, awaiting response from 3 more and handled 1 rejection all with grace that…

Does This Make Me A Jerk…?

……..walked into my house last Friday to the sound of the telephone pealing. I picked it up and a lady voice identified herself as employee from a bank and asked for my son. I told her he wasn’t available and asked her what was it about so I could help her. Her response was short…

Bursting Bubbles- A Post By Michael From Auz

Bursting bubbles.  My car boiled over on the way to work and I had to leave it whilst I wondered what to do. Later that day I called a mobile mechanic who was able to fix it the following day, but very sadly he told me that the part that broke is made of plastic…

Should I Or Shouldn’t I? – Query By Michael

Note from Michael:  I have been writing these for many years now and some of you have received lots of my ramblings. It has always been my desire to publish my writings – I now have 6 books ready but cant break through. A thought is self publishing.   Attached is my personal favourite book….

I’m Not A Superwoman- And That’s OK!

Sorry for the long silence on the blog-site. Corporate carrots literally drove me on a wild-goose chase. Also, my son is now home and riding shotgun with him kept me on high adrenalin. I am now back to a steady and go-with-the-flow pace. It seems I like so many others have to run completely out…

Sacrifice-To What Extent Can You Go?- Post By KR (part 1)

Full disclosure: KR authorised me to ‘Feel free to knock off’ what I didn’t want. The more I read the more I wanted to retain it all secretly hoping for similar such series. For now let’s walk along KR as he skillfully takes us along the annals of Indian history to Udaipur. Back in March,…