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Archive for ‘April, 2013’

Dressing Up

So in Ghana it is most common for people to buy cloth and have clothing made.  The fabrics are more cultural, interesting, vibrant and the cotton…


Connectedness at the airport

I recently flew across the country and as me and my 4 year old daughter waited late at night at one airport.  Waiting for our flight,…


The Liebster Award

The Liebster Award First off, I’d like to thank Little Steps for awarding me the Liebster Award.   “Liebster” is a German term for sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest,…


Children make connections in ways we never expect…

So, as you know, recently my husband’s father died, at the ripe age of 107 years. My daughter is aware of her grandfather’s death and that…


Friends gained and lost

I have been quiet this week as I have been on holiday in one of Australia’s not so large state capitals.  I got to catch up…


How we are with each other

I have been aware for a while now how easy it can be in Australia to not inquire about people I do not know when I…


(dis)connectedness story 1

      Remember my recent post regarding my personal ethics when dealing with the differing expectations of my husband & I? Well, today I had an epiphany. …


When it’s dark-time in Ghana…

                            My daughter was born in Ghana and we lived there until just before…



Today at work we had a PD (professional development) session all about work-life balance.  My superior wanted us to choose one of her ‘life cards’.  They…



Ayine is my sister. She’s married to a brother of my husband.  A few years ago we didn’t talk much but on my most recent stay…

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