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10 Things I love about you

Laura set a challenge on her blog. Wenchy rose to the occasion and I though I should try too. Here are 10 12 things I love about my husband:

  1. I love that you always makes sure that I am covered at night while we are sleeping.
  2. I love the way you laugh with reckless abandon sometimes, it reminds me of the way a child might laugh. Its not forced at all. I love that laugh more than anyone else’s.
  3. I love how you carry my handbag in shopping centres because I insist on lugging around 4 kilos of stuff.
  4. I love the way you love our cat, although I am sometimes jealous of how you spoil her.
  5. I love the fact that you are not afraid to do dishes and don’t complain about it often.
  6. I love the way you fuss about me eating my vegetables because its “good for the baby”.
  7. I love the way you speak ‘baby talk’ (He always has). [Where’s the (re)mote baba?]
  8. I love the way you stir all my drinks for me. I always joke with you saying you are a ‘stirrer’, but it is rather nice to have your milkshakes and cocktails (ok, not the layered ones with the pretty colours) thoroughly stirred.
  9. I love the way we can communicate with each other by making noises in the morning while we’re still half asleep and attempting to wake ourselves (and our vocal chords) up.
  10. I love the way you always say wonderful things about me (and us) to other people behind my back and how proud and loved I feel when they come and tell me about it afterwards.
  11. I love the way you know the words to songs that come on the radio that I have never even heard before.
  12. I love the way you snuggle with me at night…and how you wiggle your feet against mine until they feel just right.



I love you my baby. For always.


P.S. I love how easy it was for me to make this list.

2009 wrapped up

Stole this from Wenchy’s blog 🙂


1.What did you do in 2009 that you’d never done before?


I carried a baby past 23 weeks. 

I was given a baby shower for my own self. 

I took a harsh stand within my family for the good of my own [new] family.

I joined Twitter (this seems silly, but it has changed my life in a wonderful way).   




2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?


I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. I reached a point where it felt like I was setting myself up for failure every year. It’s really just easier not to do it. One of the things I wanted to do, despite not making it a ‘resolution’ as such is get pregnant. Guess I nailed that one 🙂

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?


Nellie gave birth in April, Leigh gave birth to Logan and Louisa said happy birthday to Nicola within the last few weeks! 


4. Did anyone close to you die?

Fortunately not.

5. What countries did you visit?


Only South Africa. 

6. What would you like to have in 2010 that you lacked in 2009?


A healthy baby (working on that!)

Peace on the family front.

7. What date(s) from 2009 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?

Our 2nd wedding anniversary and 8 year relationship anniversary on the 26th of April.

Jamie’s first birthday that we celebrated on the 5th of November.

My baby shower on the 19th of December…thanks for making it so special everyone!

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?


Man these questions are hard. Getting through a tough time in the beginning of year and managing to stay sane and keep my marriage together when it seemed like everything was falling apart.

Not killing my boss.

9. What was your biggest failure?


I would like to think I didn’t really have any massive failures this year.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?

I’ve had bronchitis twice this year, both times during my pregnancy. The first time in May was quite severe. I was in pain and sick for almost a month. The second time was a little less serious, but still inconvenient and expensive.

11. What was the best thing you bought?


I haven’t bought much for myself this year. I suppose the best thing I bought for myself is my Avon make up. It’s the small things!

12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?


My grandfather. He is braving chemotherapy again. For that, he deserves a medal!

13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?


My Evil Mother. Nothing new. Moving on.

 14. Where did most of your money go?


My car. It’s my biggest expense since I pay for it and all it’s expenses on my own. The rest of our expenses are shared.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?


Babyice. I’m super excited!

 16. What song will always remind you of 2009?


Sexy bitch – Akon

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:

Happier or sadder? Happier

Thinner or fatter? Fatter! (and pregnanter :P)

Richer or poorer? Richer! More savings!

18. What do you wish you’d done more of?

I wish I had had some more to drink when I still could 😛

19. What do you wish you’d done less of?


Whining. Apparently I can be quite whiney.

20. How will you be spending Christmas?


We spent Christmas with my in laws. Will post about it later.

21. How will you be spending New Year?


With my fabulous twitter friends, I can’t wait!

22. Did you fall in love in 2009?


No, just fell in love with my husband (again). I’ve got a feeling I’ll be head over heels in love by mid February though 🙂

23. How many one-night stands?



24. What was your favourite TV programme?


The usual reality TV programmes and loving The Big Bang Theory too!

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?


No, not really. The usual suspects.

26. What was the best book you read?


Out of the books I have read this year, ‘The Vampire Lestat’ has to be the best. Nothing really stands out, but I’m busy reading Shantaram and really enjoying it.

 27. What was your greatest musical discovery?


I haven’t discovered anyone new that I am crazy about.

 28. What did you want and get?


A pregnancy with a healthy baby!

 29. What did you want and not get?


I didn’t win the lotto again. Damn. Didn’t play much either.

 30. What was your favorite film of this year?


Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. I cried. I’ve read the books and can’t wait for the next two movies.

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?


Nothing much. It’s the second year running that I have been pregnant on my birthday, so no shenanigans. I had tea and cake with my family. No celebration.

32.What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?


If my grandfather had been healthy and not needed to go for chemo again.

 33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2009?

I’m wearing what fits. Don’t judge me.

34. What kept you sane?

My husband, friends and those friends that live in my computer.

 35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?


Wentworth Miller. Nom.

36. What political issue stirred you the most?


I don’t do politics, but I voted for the first time in my life this year. I felt very patriotic and felt like I was making a contribution.

I also felt very connected with everyone else as we all shared our voting experiences on Twitter. I like feeling like I’m part of something big.

 37. Who did you miss?



 38. Who was the best new person you met?


Gosh. I’ve met so many new fantastic people this year. I could not narrow it down, but if I was really forced to I would have to say Nellie. We met up in George at the end of May…co-incidentally…Babyice was conceived that very weekend 😀


 39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2009.


I cannot control the actions of other people and offering advice and help will not necessarily lead them in the right direction. Sometimes you just have to step back and to let go.

 40. Quote that sums up your year.


Waste not fresh tears over old griefs. – Euripides

Do I look fat in these pants?

Screeching tires are the most annoying sound in the world. Guess what Grand Tourismo 4 sounds like? Constant revving engines and screeching tires. Ugh. Last night when we got home, he went straight to the Playstation. Then it was Grand Tourismo until it was time for my soapie. After that he insisted that there was nothing worth watching on TV, but there was.  I’m not phased right now. This will be a small sacrifice! *rubs hands together*. When my Sims 2 arrives…which it will probably only do at the end of next week or the week after, I’ll be hogging the Playstation! Then I’ll turn around and say ‘What about all those nights you got to play Grand Tourismo?’ he he he. Besides, I’m happy that he is home and out of mischief 🙂


I climbed on the scale last night, expecting not to see much change (as my weight hasn’t changed too much in the last 3 months) and WHAM! Hello extra 3 kilos. Where the fork did you come from? Oh. Maybe all the chocolate I’ve been eating. It’s starting to catch up. Forkitall. Look, I’m not worried about gaining weight while I’m pregnant, really. I know I’m supposed to gain weight. I accept that. I just don’t want to be one of those women who gains 40kg while pregnant and loses 10 when the baby comes out. Fat is like forever bond on my body. Once it’s there I don’t really get rid of it. My life so far is a testament to that. I need to remember that pregnancy is not a license to eat whatever I want. I’m going to have to deal with the consequences after my baby is here.  I sound like I’m being very clever about this, don’t I? You may be saying ‘She’s thinking straight’, but after I came to this realization last night (also after having stepped on the scale) I had some Aero. Nom nom nom. Rudi wants us to go back on our healthy eating plan and I don’t object to that. I think we should go back on it. Plenty of fruit and vegetables and mostly white meat and fish. It’s a healthy, balanced eating plan which will be good for Babyice and myself. I just don’t know when we’ll get around to starting it. Wenchy was so cute on Twitter last night. I said ‘3kg just *appeared* on the scale. It better be water retention’, she replied ‘Water retention doesn’t wear bibs’ <- She cracks me up!

I’ve ordered Shantaram and Sims 2 Platinum from Kalahari. Delivery can take up to 10 working days. Let’s hope it doesn’t. After mentioning that I ordered Shantaram on Twitter people started saying that they had read it and that it was awesome.


The taxis and busses are on strike today again. They always seem to strike on a Wednesday when my housekeeper is supposed to work at my place. It doesn’t really happen that often, but it always happens on my day. So tonight when I get home I’ve got loads of washing to do…and after that…loads of ironing. I don’t do ironing well. I particularly hate trying to iron sleeves. You can’t put the sleeve around the ironing board, so it’s really difficult to not iron creases into them. We’ll most likely have to tumble dry everything as the weather is not great here at the moment, but because we’re stoopid we forget to take the stuff out the tumble dryer while it’s still warm so that the creases will just hang out. Perhaps I’ll do a load, and let it tumble dry while I’m at church then take everything out when I get home and hang/fold it immediately. Sound like a plan. Then towels, undies and pyjamas. Those can dry while we sleep with no worries about creases.


I’m working this weekend, but I’ve taken off Monday and Tuesday in lieu of overtime worked…so I’m not too bummed about it. Yes. I know I just came back from leave, but mommy needs her rest!

Lent for Liam (2)

I have made my first contribution for Lent for Liam this morning. A colleague of mine has pledged to contribute R200.00 per month.

I received the following e-mail from Liam’s mom this morning:

Dear friends – Thank you for your comments and pledges of support on my blog… and Meriel’s vision.

Banking details for Lent for Liam is now functional, adminstered by our resident accountant, Melany.

LJ Cadger
Standard Bank
Branch: Norwood
Account Number: 006867480

Reference: Your Name / E-mail

**NB* we are setting up a paypal account **NB***

Thank you…. millions.


I will post the details of the Paypal account as soon as I have them. Please take the time to read the Lent For Liam post and open your heart to these wonderful people.

Lent for Liam


On Saturday 55 whales beached in the small village of Kommetjie in Cape Town. Around 2 000 people came down to the beach in the cold winters day. Some people came in wetsuits to swim them out, some brought tea and sandwiches for the rescuers. Everyone who was there wanted to help. They wanted to play a part, to make a difference. It gave us hope in humanity to see that people can pull together.

We have an opportunity to pull together for Liam……… they are easy-peasy and there is something for everyone.

We all read Wenchy’s blog. We feel like we know her and we feel like we know her kids. They now need us to be the village that pulls together for them. They need us to come down with what we have and say “here I am use me”.

Liam needs to go to a specialised school next year. Aside from the waiting lists and the paperwork Wenchy is completely stressed out about the money. But we have figured out a plan for her.

1. Supermom, an accountant to manage the money.

2. They will then open up an account for Liam’s school fund.

3. The clever account person will sort out how to use Paypal to get foreign money transfers (or we will ask Tertia SO CLOSE)

4. We are using R100 notes to build Liam’s future.

a. Project Sushi

For me R100 is a plate of sushi. I am going to give up one plate of sushi a month and sign up a debit order of R100 into the fund. That’s R1 200 into the fund for the year.

I will find 5 friends to join me 5 x R1 200 = R6 000

Their R6 000 + my R1 200 = R7 200

We are looking for 5 of you brave souls who love sushi (but Liam more) to do this too – we will have R36 000 in one year.

b. Project Thanksgiving

We need 10 hostesses to do our traditional Thanksgiving parties.

You all know Wenchy has this tradition of Thanksgiving so use her past posts as inspiration.

You get to plan whatever party you like, invite your own friends and ask them each to bring R10 with their thanksgiving wish. 10 friends x R10 = R100

We are looking for 10 brave hostesses to take up this challenge – we will have another R1 000.

c. Project Mistletoe

When you get your Christmas bonus – please donate R100.

We are looking for 10 carol-singers to do this – we will have another R1 000 in the fund.

d. Plan Blog

If you have a blog – please tell your readers about this.

We are looking for 10 bloggers to do this. Hands up please.

Boom that’s R38 000 for Liam’s education fund – and that’s just the first year.

………..we are going to poke the recession in the eye. What better birthday gift could we give to Wenchy.



“Lent for Liam” can be found on FaceBook


I have no words to thank you…. You are an angel Meriel.

We have never met, yet you reached out to me and Liam to provide him with the best care going forward. The list feels overwhelmed at time… but your generosity of spirit alone has touched me incredibly deeply.

Liam has ADHD, suffers from extreme anxiety, panic attacks and is on medication for depression, concentration an anti-psychotic as he has bouts of hallucinations. A learning disability has also been diagnosed.

He is currently in a main stream environment where he is not coping and required remedial assistance on a weekly basis (as that is all I can provide at the moment), there is a professional who acts as Liam’s “scribe” since he cannot articulate the information he knows into writing, an education psychologist meets with Liam weekly and he attend a psychiatric hospital monthy to oversee his medication…. all which I struggle to provide with limited resources.

I’m petrified for Liam going to High School because there is no way he would remotely cope emotionally, academically or socially. Remedial care has been suggested by more than one professional caring for Liam.

I found a government school which will be able to help with Liam’s needs… I’m getting all the (many) forms filled in, doctors recommendations etc to make application to the school, although I’ve been told there is a long waiting list… and private education is just totally over anything I could ever manage on my own… so I am making application and hoping they will accept him.

I really have no words. Thank you isn’t enough.

Liam’s Mom.


OK. So I cheated a little with my weigh in this morning. When I first stepped on the scale it said I had gained 1.2kg. I refused to believe it and got on again. +600g. Stepped on again, no gain, no loss. Stepped on again, no gain, no loss. I weighed like 5 times consecutively and 3 out of those 5 it said no gain, no loss. I think that wins, OK?

I really wish the side effects of the cortisone injection I got would go away. I’m still suffering from insomnia, wake up with heartburn every morning and am starving ALL THE TIME. I’m hungry right now. I had a slice of toast at around 6AM. It’s 2 hours and 10 minutes later and I feel like I haven’t eaten for an entire day. It’s SO difficult because I’m trying to avoid eating so that I don’t screw up my weight loss, but I’m HUNGRY! The doctor also warned that I might retain water. Yesterday I drank my full water quota (1.5 litres) and I only went to the loo twice. That’s unusual, so it must still be hanging around somewhere in my body. Although…I totally have PMS so weight gain, water retention and hunger all come along with that as well.

Also, my left wrist is really sore. When I had German measles in 2007 all my joints ached so that I could barely walk. Sometimes my ankles still hurt, but since yesterday its been my left wrist. It’s difficult to lift things and stuff. Plus my muscles in my back are starting to ache like they did before and I’m kind of worried that I’m getting sick again. Maybe I’m still getting better. Who knows?

I still need to decide where to get my tattoo. I thought I had decided to put it under the butterfly I already have, but quite a few people have said they don’t think that’s a good idea. My (conservative) grandfather included! My grandfather feels that it is a commemorative tattoo and if the intention is that I am to be reminded of James that I should have it somewhere where I can see it. He suggested the inside of my arm, but I’m not fond of that. I told him that I had considered having it done on my wrist and he thought that a good idea. Sarah also suggested my wrist, as did Leebeesa. Consensus seems to be that it would be a good place to have it. Rudi didn’t like the idea at first, but conceded last night that it would be a good spot. Wenchy recently had a Yin Yang symbol tattooed on her wrist so I asked her how much it hurt…apparently it hurts a lot. *shrug* I suppose it can’t be worse than induced labour.

3 more sleeps till George!

Fluffy post (MEME)

Since my blog has been a bit “doomy and gloomy” lately I decided to do what Angel would call a ‘fluffy’ post. Exmi did a post once about the contents of her handbag. I thought that would be fun…although I shudder to think about what I might discover.

As a side note, Rudi and I went to watch Transporter 3 last night. Jason Statham is smoulderingly hot and takes his shirt off quite a few times. Yum! I’m enjoying charting with fertility friend and remembering to take my temperature in the mornings (OK, two so far). I kind of like charts.

A little background on my handbag: It was bought for me by a friend and colleague for my kitchen tea. It’s a good quality handbag – hence me being able to use it for so long. I like BIG handbags, as you will discover – I carry a lot of crap around. I also like handbags with lots of compartments so that I can try to maintain some order. I fail miserably at this. Lets see what’s inside…

    My wallet
    My car keys
    355ml bottle of contact lense solution (haven’t gotten my hands on the travel size)
    A box of matches (what for?)
    Panado tablets (24’s)
    Pocket pack tissues (10)
    Small ring wire breast cancer note pad
    Spare car key
    512MB flash drive
    Small plastic hairbrush
    Clinique stay matte sheer pressed powder
    Two identity books (married surname and maiden surname)
    Contact lense case
    Cell phone (Sony Ericsoon W850i)
    Handsfree kit for my cell phone
    Canderel (which I don’t drink)
    Individually wrapped Spur sweets (which I don’t eat)
    Illiadin Nasal Spray (Works like a bomb, but can be addictive. Excessive use, ironically, will cause congestion)
    Make up bag

Now…my make up bag contains:

    Dental floss
    Large nail clipper
    Clinique lip liner
    L’Oreal Infallible lip colour
    Nail file
    Hair grips
    Labello lip gloss
    A plastic fold up fork (WHY?!)
    Maybelline Watershine Elixer
    Small square mirror
    Christmas shopping list (STILL!)
    Clinique combination lip gloss/fragrance (Happy)
    Various lipsticks and lip glosses all nearly the same shade

My wallet contains:

    Driver’s license
    Liquid Gel Ink blue pen
    Empty plastic SD card holder
    R8.05 in small change
    FNB debit card
    FNB credit card
    Sun International gambling card
    Clicks Club Card
    Discovery Health membership card
    Ster-Kinekor movie club card
    Woolworths card
    Edgars card
    Edgars credit card
    Mr. Video card
    Dis-Chem loyalty card
    Spec Savers loyalty card
    Old Mr. Video card
    Clinique club card

Believe it or not, I still have a thick stack of cards lying at home that simply didn’t fit into my wallet anymore.

That was definitely not as scary as I thought it would be! Now…I tag Angel, Jenty and Wenchy to do it too! If you want to and I haven’t tagged you, link back in the comments.


The Leo in me hungers for fame and attention, although I am not necessarily a spotlight seeker. Because I have low self esteem I don’t flaunt the way I think I might if I were thinner circumstances were different.

When you fall pregnant, you become a celebrity in your own right. Suddenly everybody is interested in you…your blog stats will go up. That’s for sure. People constantly want to know how you are…even if you growl at them when they ask because you feel like throwing up on your keyboard. People constantly give you gifts for the baby (I got more gifts for the baby on my birthday last year than I got for myself). Hell…people even throw a party for you near the end. All in all it really makes you feel special and cared about.

I miss that. Every woman gets her 15 minutes of fame this way. Sometimes the attention is probably unwanted. Perhaps she is a mistress, not a partner. Perhaps she is still a child herself…but attention she will have.

I am in a place in my life where the attention was most welcome. My family was overjoyed and announced the news to one and all. Colleagues were happy for me. Friends were happy for me. I am married, so there is no scandal. In fact, it is expected.

I think next time I am pregnant I’ll keep it quiet until we’re sure everything is OK. Everyone knowing last time turned out not to be such a good thing.

Other than that my cycle still has not started. Only 1 day late so far. It’s probably still out of whack from the pregnancy. I need to be patient with this. In fact…I think I need to stop trying so hard. It’s so difficult to put it out of my mind when it is something I think about so often on a daily basis. As Wenchy said, I should try to see it as a journey – not as a destination. I am definitely getting better with time. I am not nearly as anxious as I was last month and my stomach isn’t in a knot every time I go to the loo.

I DO hate waiting though. Not just for this, for anything. I try to be as punctual as possible and hate waiting for people. My Evil Mother is one who is always late for everything. I think it’s disrespectful to be late. It shows you have no regard for the other person’s time. It drives me nuts. I’ll forgive Mother Nature this time around though since I want something from her. Yeah I know. Love me. Double standards and all.


*blush* One of my male colleagues sent me an e-mail to tell me I look nice today. That was a bit of a ego boost, then another colleague walked up to me and said he was looking at my eyes peeking over the cubicle partition and he thought ‘Who is this babe?’ then decided to come and tell me about it. What’s going on?!

Goodbye 2008

This morning I woke up to the last day of 2008 with a wonderful man in my arms who drives me nuts most of the time and my fingertips brushing the fur of our baby who destroys the carpet I love on a regular basis and I couldn’t help but think I am a little lucky. Throughout what has probably been the worst year of my life these two breathing beings have never wavered. Granted, we have had our disagreements, but we still all love each other. That is most important.

I bid this year farewell with great joy. I cannot wait to leave it behind. I had high hopes for 2008 as well:

2007 has been a really good year for me. I got married and progressed very well at work. 2007 exceeded my expectations. I hope that 2008 will do the same and more.

So much for that. So many people died this year, got sick this year and had terrible things happen to them. I am glad it’s over. I could almost erase this year from my life without regret. Almost.

I have, however, made very good friends this year. People who have enriched my life and whom I would be sad to lose. These people have supported me through this year and helped Rudi carry the load, although I have a feeling he is unaware of this. We also moved into our new home which has made quite a difference in our lives. We love living there. These are the two things I will treasure from 2008.

Yesterday after work Rudi and I took a drive to The Brass Bell to meet some bloggers. I met Wenchy and Noid who are really lovely. I honestly didn’t think I would get to meet them as they are from Johannesburg and I never go there. I also met Angel, her son, Glugster and Jane who I still cannot connect to a blog at the moment. We had a good time drinking cocktails and chatting about various things. It was surreal meeting these people that I share my life with and whose lives I read about. I really enjoyed it and it was totally worth the drive out. We’ll be having Angel and them over for a braai on Wednesday, just before they leave. Suddenly I want to go to Johannesburg to meet all the bloggers that they already know who I am dying to meet!

I am not really looking forward to tonight or tomorrow. We didn’t make any solid plans for New Years and have now been invited last-minute to people that are kind of boring. Rudi knows them from darts or something. The last time we were there I was thoroughly bored. The lady of the house is nice and everything, but she’s really quiet and doesn’t talk much. Unfortunately for him the man of the house reminds me of Crack Head and that doesn’t bode well for our future interactions. Perhaps there will be other people there that I can interact with. New Years is the perfect excuse for a party and usually I would join in to the festivities no holds barred, but I’m working tomorrow.

Tomorrow I am working alone in my portfolio for the first time since I have been here. Many of my colleagues have done this and survived, but I have been dreading it for quite some time. I will be solely responsible for the reporting, escalation and monitoring of any network failures and since I support our largest customer base…that is a huge responsibility. Things also tend to go screwy on New Year’s somehow. It’s expected. Billing problems, outstanding credits, congestion on recharges, making calls…you name it…it might break. Luckily I don’t see to SMS. That is almost guaranteed to break. That aside I plan to be hungover at the very least, but I’d like to get some shut eye before coming in next year.

The Landlady

I was going to do a list of things I’m grateful for – like I found at Wenchy‘s blog, but I’m in a super bad mood so I’m not sure it’s the right time for sunshine and rainbows. Although on the other hand some might say that this is the best time to sit down and think about the things you appreciate.

On a good note our landlady and her husband came around yesterday and they have agreed to do various things for us around our new place. The have agreed to paint the whole place out as I complained that the walls are very difficult to clean. We offered to do the paint work if they supplied the paint, but when they came around her husband said they would get someone to do it. The landlady also agreed that we can paint something other than white. YAY! We also mentioned the crack in the glass shower panel which they want to get fixed, the toilet that doesn’t seem to flush properly and the fact that we needed one set of burglar bars in a specific window in order to be insured. They made a list of everything and said they would get back to us. She also brought us flowers again, but I think this time they were brought because they only recently learned that we lost our baby.

While we were corresponding yesterday my landlady sent me the following e-mail:

From: Your Landlady
Sent: 25 November 2008 09:04 AM
To: My Tenant
Subject: Don’t think … just answer

If you could go for

a) a back + Neck massage close to tygervalley

or b)

a classical musical- performance in town with Rudi

which one would you choose?
(ps I only want an a or b )

Of course I chose a. Neither Rudi or I like classical music…she didn’t say why she asked, but obviously I’m going to make assumptions. I really should learn to keep my expectations low though. Maybe it was a “personality type” test. They are such nice people though. I feel like getting them a box of chocolates for Christmas…Maybe some Lindor balls (Leebeesa’s suggestion).

Nothing else to report at the moment.