Tag Archive: exploration

Great Expectations for a Clean Slate

At some point in your life you will long for a clean slate – an event or change in conditions in your life that enables you to start fresh with no obligations or… Continue reading

Things I Want to Join: The Wolves Scrabble League

Last weekend I was looking for an coffee shop with free or cheap internet. I had not yet found Comida la Vida, my neighborhood coffee shop in which I currently sit, and I was so OVER… Continue reading

A Glimpse Outside Joburg

Today we drove to Sasolburg which meant spending a lot of time in the car with my colleagues. Quality Time. It’s amazing to see how well these people know each other. They anticipate… Continue reading

Walking, Driving, Getting Lost in Sandton

My morning walk up Rivonia Road took me past bank buildings, a soccer field and a McDonald’s. After a ten minute walk I arrived at Avis car rental, but not before seeing the… Continue reading

Venturing into “Sandton City”

Today I woke to the sounds of a child zipping across the courtyard on a scooter, wheels rattling like an uneven laundry cart. This went on for about an hour, which was for… Continue reading

Things That Happened This Year

Before I left my very lovely life in Washington, DC / Maryland, I sat down for drinks with a few very good friends at Boundary Stone to say farewell and to reflect on our accomplishments… Continue reading

Why this? Why now?

I have a new friend. Let’s call her Dimples. She’s really into New Year Resolutions (NYRs). I am not. But on the Friday before New Year’s Eve we shared an intimate dinner at… Continue reading