Category Archives: Family

Knowing that men have created gods to explain what they don’t understand throughout history, why would you believe the god you were taught about is any different?

I had an interesting conversation with Josh, my ten year old son, last night. He asked me for tuck money for school, but since I had already given him two days this week, I said no, and suggested he find … Continue reading

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Some recent photos

I bought a new phone last weekend, and it takes much better photos than the old one. A couple of Aishah from the other day… Last night, me with Josh and Aishah. They were fighting over me and I suggested … Continue reading

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It can be depressing when one is surrounded by morons

The first time life felt truly hopeless for me was in 1990. I’d been forced by circumstances to serve in the apartheid South African army for a year. I didn’t know what I wanted to study, so I ended up … Continue reading

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I’m happy

As you might have noticed, Megan (my ex) and Aishah (her daughter and Josh’s half sister) are back. I don’t know for how long. I’m not sure what’s going to happen or if she will get her own place with … Continue reading

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Josh and Aishah yesterday (21 June 2018)

Megan and Aishah are with us again. I can’t say if they are visiting or if this is more permanent, because reasons… As far as Josh knows, this is a visit, but let’s see how things work out. They arrived … Continue reading

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My beautiful son is ten years old now

Last Monday Josh turned ten years old. I can hardly believe it. This time has passed so quickly. While there were ups and downs that I have mentioned recently, I could not love my son more, and we are closer … Continue reading

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Truth, lies, and double standards

When is a lie acceptable and when is it not? This past Saturday, I took my son Josh to a child’s birthday party. There, I mentioned to a woman, who used to be his foster mother, that I was taking … Continue reading

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