Future Proofing

Futureproofing – Part 1 I began writing these posts for my children. I wanted to share with them the things that we weren’t likely to talk about over dinner, or at family gatherings or just hanging out. I wanted to tell them how special they are to me, how essential to who I am, how … More Future Proofing

Our Family Grows

Just a few weeks ago our family celebrated something most wonderful and momentous. (Oddly, that which is so very special to us, happens in the world four times every second of every day!) My daughter in law and my son have a daughter. My daughter in law has done all the work so far, but … More Our Family Grows

Building Nests

I spent the weekend in Auckland. My daughter and her fiancé have bought a house and I was more than just a little curious to see it .. (Incidentally, you know that you’ve grown up when your own children are all either married or engaged. I know it’s a cliche, but where did the time … More Building Nests