Tag: anniversary

  • 17 years and I miss my father every day

    My father passed away 17 years ago, today (at least based on the Hebrew calendar – he passed away on 12 July 2003). This week we also join our cousins, and aunt in mourning our uncle who passed away last week.

  • My blog is 14 years old, today, and it’s a big day for blogging

    Today is a Big DayTM For Blogging, but probably only for me. Today is this blog’s 14th birthday! On 6 December 2004, I wrote my first post on this WordPress blog: It was originally at a different domain, and has evolved over the last 14 years. I probably have a fair share of somewhat trashy […]

  • Married For 12 Years

    Today Gina and I have been married for 12 years. I’ve had the opportunity to wake up next to her almost every morning in those years (well, and a year or two before that too 😁).

  • 14 years ago

    14 years ago

    My father passed away 14 years ago, on 12 July 2003. After 14 years he is in my thoughts daily. To the extent I’m probably a better father, husband and human being, it’s thanks to him.

  • Reminiscing on our 10th wedding anniversary

    Today is a milestone for me and my wife. 10 years of marriage and I thought I’d look back at some of the highlights and lessons of the last decade of marriage to my beautiful wife and best friend.

  • 12 years

    12 years

    Today is the 12th anniversary of my Dad’s, Peter’s, passing, according to the Hebrew calendar. He died on 13 Tammuz 5763/12 July 2003 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Today is our yahrzeit. So much has happened in my life in the last 12 years that I wish he could have shared with us. […]

  • Its been a year since my brother-in-law, Cliff Hoffmann, passed away. Its fitting that today is such a sombre day here in Johannesburg. I took the photo below at a lunch at Gina’s late grandmother, Granny Ruby, on the 2nd of January 2011. I remember that day being a pretty good day. We were visiting […]

  • A short commemoration of 7 years with my beautiful wife.