Monthly Archives: May 2013

Midlands Meander

The N3 freeway/toll road leaves Durban and climbs steadily into the mountains. We passed the provincial capital of Pietermaritzburg and entered a beautiful part of the country known as the Midlands. It’s rich, rolling farmland surrounded by mountains that (!) … Continue reading

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Mandela

There have only been two pieces of public art that have literally taken my breath away; the first was the Vietnam veteran’s memorial in Washington, D.C., and this was the second. As a non-South African, I knew little of Nelson … Continue reading

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Felicity Goodrick

Felicity Daphney Goodrick, born May 7, 2013 in Westville, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Felicity Goodrick, a set on Flickr. Felicity is now the official mascot of the Pinetown Boys’ High School, where Becky teaches science classes and assists in coaching … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Market

The Saturday farmers market in Assaguay, South Africa. The Saturday market is huge, with perhaps 75 crafts vendors and 25 food vendors. The food was extremely good – we had a poached egg on bacon on a thick potato pancake … Continue reading

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South Africa, Part I

Our newest granddaughter, and Katy, Emily and Josh’s first cousin, Felicity Daphney Goodrick, arrived on Tuesday, May 7, 2013,  a couple of days after we did. She’s a really cute baby (not that I’m prejudiced), but her parents don’t want … Continue reading

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