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Drifting and Surfing ...

Afrikaans verskyn onder die Engels

Dune surfing, 4×4 drifting, extreme driving …I had no idea what I let myself in for when my brother Danie offered me an Atlantis Dune trip as part of my “turning-50 to do list”. 1,443 more words


On the Eve of Fifty, Everything's Just Fine.

We have swapped pumpkins and cornucopias for holly wreaths, twinkling lights and Christmas trees and the weather has finally changed.  It is still rather mild and we have had only one snowfall  and although everything has pretty much melted, winter is officially here which means my 50th birthday is less than 2 months away. 3,862 more words

Bucket of Crap

I recently attended a friends 50th birthday party, the first of my friends to hit the half century mark. We played a game where each of us contributed a bucket list item by writing it on a card and dropping it in an actual bucket. 752 more words

Reflections on Fifty and My Bucket List

On Thursday I will be half a century old. It’s nice to be turning 50 when my gray hair is considered the new blonde. I now have a legitimate reason for my “blonde” moments. 787 more words

Christian Living

The Other Side of the Hill

Very recently I celebrated my half century mark. Yes, the kid finally turned 50. Being a guy who loves books means memorable events naturally remind me of memorable phrases in literature. 243 more words


So this is 50...

Ever since I can remember I’ve had certain thoughts regarding life.

Thoughts like:

– only skinny girls get the cute boys

– white rice is the answer to pretty much anything… 451 more words


A new age Category!!

Yesterday I entered a new age Category: 50 – 54 years old.  Less pressure trying to compete against the youngsters under 50 years old but at the same time more pressure as I’m the youngest in the new category.  277 more words