Category: Gratitude challenge

  • Silent Sunday: Amelia loves books

  • Last Christmas update.

    My neighbour did well with his decorations. The won the competition: Best outside decorations. There were also busses driving people to all the places. The one bus picked all the lonely elderly people who don’t go anywhere, up and showed them around.

  • My flower of the day.

  • Grateful

      GRATEFUL I walked all day with the idea to tell how good it feels to mean something to a five-year-old girl. Yesterday was my last,  late afternoon,  taking care of the last kids. I had been the manager of the Pre- and Post-school centre. I had to stay till six  at night. Parents are […]


  • Grateful for loving children

        I am grateful for the opportunity to do some before and after school care. The children crept into my heart from the first day. The school closed on Tuesday for the summer holidays. I received some small presents from some of the children and also from the school itself. I am very grateful […]

  • New Japanese student arrived yesterday

    I am hosting a Japanese student for only 2 weeks. She is a pretty girl and gave me a lovely present! Her mother sent me a card asking to look well after her daughter and Thank you for hosting her.

  • Family treasure discovered

    This past week I went through some old papers of my parents. I discovered two telegrams sent to my parents while they were travelling to South Africa in 1952 on De Waterman from the Netherlands. The first one is a telegram from my grand parents on February 18, 1952. My fathers birthday. The next one […]

  • Three years of blogging!

    Today February 18 was my fathers birthday. Today three years ago I started blogging as Scrapydo. Happy Anniversary with! You registered on 3 years ago! Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging! Thank you I enjoy blogging with you. I am grateful to be here.

  • Quilt Festival 2015

    Today was the annual Sawmillers Quilt Festival. There were lovely quilts this year. One that was just awesome was Cathedrals, castles and ruins made by Camilla Watson. She described it: “Each panel created from photos of our travels in 2008” More photos

  • Share Your World – 2015 Week #4

    Where did you live at age five?  Is it the same place or town you live now? As a 5 year old I lived with my parents in my grandparents home on the top floor. This was in Hilversum the Netherlands. I had two weeks on the ship the Waterman before my 6th birthday.  It […]

  • 2014 in review

    The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 23 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the […]

  • Achievements reached 2014

    Another year is gone. Tomorrow is the last day of 2014. I am very proud to announce that I achieved three goals this year. 1. I finished my advanced Photography course. 2. I completed a bundle of short anecdotes of my life  in in book form. 3. Last but not the least I completed a […]