Monthly Archives: October 2016

Because of the writers

The last day of October, tomorrow, will come on a momentous note for me. For one, it’s been 11 years since I started to blog. There’s memories in there. So many. In 2005, I was new at Daily Monitor having … Continue reading

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The case for GPS

Especially if you find yourself on a road from hell I have said it before; I believe in GPS. I have no power to adequately praise and express my gratitude to the different women (at least, going by Google’s maps … Continue reading

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Deciding the next 12 years

Today is the 23rd of October a few months to the end of 2016 and of course a few weeks to the elections. There is excitement in the air. Excitement of people who wonder what it is going to be … Continue reading

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Seven

My middle daughter turned seven yesterday. It was a strange day that started on a low note for me. Not for her though; she came to my bed and kissed my sleepy head and reminded me, “It’s my birthday!” I … Continue reading

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Staring Common Core down

It’s 8pm and I just came out of a teacher-parent engagement. And I just realized we’re not in Kansas anymore. Like literally, for my case. I mean we had engagements with the kids’ teachers when we lived in Kansas but … Continue reading

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Despondency

I’ve been reading about writing and the importance of writing at the time the feeling that you are currently experiencing is at its most felt. At any other time I have basically shied away from my blog because I do … Continue reading

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California beginnings

I just had my interview. Well, it was an interview but it also turned out to be a first meet. My interviewer turned out to be a lady. There was an awkward moment when I had to apologise to the … Continue reading

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