DOWNING DELGADO & DODGING DEATH!

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem......... Downing Delgado and Dodging Death! Modern technology is amazing. Think about it, we have TV, telephones, face-time and Skype. We can actually see the person we are talking to, even if they are thousands of miles away. All a far cry from pigeon post … Continue reading DOWNING DELGADO & DODGING DEATH!

LAUGHING GAS!

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem.......... Laughing Gas! My father was a battler. As a result we were not the wealthiest family in town , which at that time was Livingstone,  in Zambia. We were, however, a great survivalist family, with an acute sense of humour. In the most daunting of … Continue reading LAUGHING GAS!

SEE WHAT I CAN DO!

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem.......... See what I can do Marriage is an incredible journey. It is hopefully a long and happy one, but let’s face it, having to adjust to another’s needs and wants instead of one’s own can be a bit depressing. My late husband had a … Continue reading SEE WHAT I CAN DO!

HULLO, GOODBYE

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem.......... Hullo, Goodbye Growing up on a farm many, many years ago, we had no television, no iPads, and no iPhones, so we forced to play to amuse ourselves.  And play outside, notwithstanding. Now in Northern Rhodesia, as Zambia was then known, midday temperatures rose … Continue reading HULLO, GOODBYE

A SLIPPIN’ AND A SLIDDIN’

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem.......... A Slippin' and A Sliddin' My brother in law, Jordy, was a tall, handsome Game Warden. He was also very energetic. No matter where he was going, he would run.  To work, back from work, to his vehicle and from his vehicle. if he … Continue reading A SLIPPIN’ AND A SLIDDIN’

DINING AND DIVING AT DOODLES

On my hike down memory lane, I stumbled across this gem.......... Dining and Diving at Doodles Being of advanced age, yeah I’m no spring chicken, my grandson has become my main caregiver. As reward for his devotion, and to overcome our mutual boredom, we have a ‘date night’ when we go out for a meal. … Continue reading DINING AND DIVING AT DOODLES

THE LITTLE TRIDENT

He had sat entranced by the amazing magical powers of that golden trident. He wished he had one. What wonders would he be able to perform? He pounced on the tool and dashed inside, brandishing it in his mother's direction, and announcing, “I am King Neptune... and this is my magic trident! Mommy, what is your wish?”