Posts Tagged ‘anecdotes’

N . K . O . T . B.

Overheard last week . A heated exchange between Chris and Joey . Like the sort of argument between 2 small boys during a game of marbles . You know the one where neither boy will give in to the other ? Both are adamant ? Each standing his ground ? Wanting his own way ?…

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To Swim Or Not To Swim ~ Part III

So yesterday was D-DAY ! Madame Instructress dropped the bombshell ! "Today we're gonna put down our boards and we're gonna ———" Gonna what ?? Swim without a board ? Never . Negatory . Nooit . Not gonna happen . Not in this lifetime . Read my lips . THE BOARD STAYS . Meanwhile ,…

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To Swim Or Not To Swim ? Part II

Did I mention that the idea of keeping my head under the water was a terrifying one ? Yes , I think I did . Well , just a reminder … in case you forgot from yesterday's post … I was traumatized . For me , that was a major hurdle . According to Popov…

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To Swim Or Not To Swim ? Part I

The fuss and chaos that surrounded the end-of-the-world-story a few days ago , got me thinking about certain activities that I need to get moving … It crossed my mind that I really need to get back to my swimming lessons . I have been dragging my heels with this one … I really shouldn't…

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CHRIS & J.T. ~ Friday

Early afternoon . Sound of the bakkie in the yard . Two loud voices … CHRIS : (shouting from the front door): Joey's here , honey ! No need for an announcement , dude . JOEY : Good evening , merrem . Hope I'm not disturbing you . I don't mean to intrude but your…

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CHRIS & J.T. ~ Thursday

Early evening . I'm fresh out of the shower . Rummaging through my drawers . CHRIS : What are you doing ?  (peering over my shoulder) ME : What does it look like I'm doing ? CHRIS : I thought we could go to Makro … (hesitantly) Maybe go out for some dinner later ……

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CHRIS & J.T. ~ Wednesday

CHRIS : Joey's nagging me . Nothing new about that , dude ! CHRIS : He wants to go play pool . At Buxtons . Best to remain silent . I know very well , where this is leading . CHRIS : He's also nagging about his CD . Like a dog with a bone…

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CHRIS & J.T. ~ Tuesday

CHRIS : That's the third time J.T. sms'd me . ME : Oh (here we go again). By the way , what about the Makro trip ? We need to go while the specials are on . I noticed that we're short of soap and toothpaste . CHRIS : I mean , within the last…

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