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Grandma Lotter Eulogy (2018)

My dad’s mom, my last remaining grandparent, passed away at the start of this year. She was 82.¬†As is now the tradition, I was asked to deliver the eulogy at the memorial service, and in an effort to preserve it… Continue Reading →

Mondeor and a visit from the Folks (2015-07-25)

Two weekends ago we were out and about on the Saturday furniture shopping (Chantelle was working, so it was during her split), a completely pointless task if you have a toddler and a four year old tagging along, because invariably… Continue Reading →

The Lotter Clan and Gran’s 80th Birthday

Back in April this year, much of the Lotter clan assembled at Mom and Dad’s house in Oakglen to celebrate Dad’s mom, Granny Lotter’s big 80th birthday. We were blessed that the weather was particularly great on the day, thus… Continue Reading →

Grandma Bothma Eulogy (2013)

Sadly, my mom’s mom, my Gran, passed away recently. I was asked to say something at the memorial and in an effort to preserve it online, this is what I said. Iona Ray Bothma (1930 – 2013) – Memorial 19… Continue Reading →

Jessica Posing with the Family

A couple of weekends ago I entertained myself (Chantelle was on duty) by taking Jessica out for the day to Bellville and Kuilsriver, with the express purpose of squeezing in visits with all the family that I could manage, making… Continue Reading →

Joke Factory: Super Pussy

An elderly grandfather was sitting on the edge of his bed, busy removing his socks.

Another Weekend of Family and Friends

This weekend we got our visiting groove back on, despite the fact that Chantelle was called in to work to take care of Saturday night dinner and Sunday morning breakfast on what was supposed to be her off weekend. Oh… Continue Reading →

Joke Factory: Karate Tournament Referees

A grandmother was tasked with taking her eager young grandson to partake in his first ever karate tournament. On arriving, the granny noted that the tournament organiser appeared rather understaffed, and so approached the main officials’ table.

A Photo Visit from Mom and Pops

A couple of Sundays ago we were treated to a visit from Mom and Pops, something we hadn’t had for quite a while now. They were quite keen to come and catch up with little Jessica and see the various… Continue Reading →

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