Napa Food and Vine (NFV for short here on SF) invited me out their part of the world for a mini working vacation, spontaneous vacations are the best kind and who was I to say no? First up let me just correct all of you who are as misguided as I am. You know those beautiful mountains between Phoenix aka the desert, that white stuff on … Continue reading Heading to San Fransisco!
One day we wake up to find ourselves in the water without a lifeboat or buoy, nothing to help us float, we’re stuck with no way towards the land. We slowly start treading the water, at first its easy, our legs keep us going, our arms move slowly in the water. We stay a float, our heads are in the fresh air and things seem … Continue reading Keeping your head above water…
You don’t even have to try it comes easy for you the way you move is so appealing it could make me cry go out drivin’ with my friends in Bobby’s big old beat up car I’m with a lot of people, then I wonder were you are Good times, bad times gimme some of that Good times, bad times gimme some of that Good … Continue reading Good Times, Bad Times, Gimme some of that!
Remember you are never alone. There are always going to be those people who love you… just because of you. Don’t take to heart those who don’t understand who you really are, or those who seek to dampen your spirit. Feel the embrace and love of your friends. Keep your focus. One step at a time. You are loved. Many here call you friend…. Continue reading Thought of the day on friendship and love..
Do you remember as a kid looking out the window or into the sky in search of a rainbow? Don’t know about you but I absolutely loved rainbows and would get so excited when I spotted one. As the rains came down I’d often just sit by the window and look out, waiting, hoping, wishing for that break in the cloud, those few rays of … Continue reading Rainbow Spotting
I won’t let you down I will not give you up Gotta have some faith in the sound It’s the one good thing that I’ve got I won’t let you down So please don’t give me up Because I would really, really love to stick around Heaven knows I was just a young boy Didn’t know what I wanted to be I was every little … Continue reading Freedom Song
I admire anyone who takes the time to look within themselves and see what is truly there. So many people just don’t care, sad in a way. So, here is to you! Please don’t be fooled ‘Cos it’s not over yet There is still time And some things left unsaid But stand proud, stand tall, look round You’ve done the impossible and here’s to you … Continue reading Here’s to you
A little while ago I read Hayden’s Women Need Protecting (incredible) and then today it cropped up again in Joy’s post Safety tips for children (equally incredible) and it all got me to thinking. Sometimes we take our personal safety for granted, we take the safety of our kids for granted. Perhaps we take our lives for granted. They say that living in Africa you … Continue reading If you were stranded on a deserted island…?
Sometimes we all get insecure, sometimes we don’t think we are as beautiful as we truly are. This song is my pick-me-up, may it be yours (mmhm hmmm) (ohh yeah) (mmaa ahhh) Everyday is so wonderful, then suddenly,its hard to breath Now and then I get insecure, from all the pain I’m so ashamed I am beautiful no matter what they say Words can’t bring … Continue reading You are beautiful, do you know that?
I want to laugh some times when people utter those words, a laugh filled with admiration and love and then I want to open up my arms and just hug them. I’m talking big hugs here people, bear hugs! Some choices in our life are pretty easy to make. What to have for dinner, should your loo rolls have teddy’s on or imprints of Winnie … Continue reading It’s just not that big of a deal