gratitude, Inspiration, Postive mindset

Monday Morning Musing #72 – A Coronavirus Notebook, A ‘Travel Replacement Cuisine Evening…

This is Day #15 of self isolation. I know for some of my friends around the world, it's been much longer. On Day #1, I took a new crisp, white notebook and wrote on its cover... 'The Coronavirus Pandemic' 2020 March ~ .' Completely unexpected words to have written on the cover of a journal; bewildering,… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #72 – A Coronavirus Notebook, A ‘Travel Replacement Cuisine Evening…

Inspiration

Monday Morning Musing #71 – Restoring Bella… day dreaming through the gardens of Italy

Alas and alack, I'm not ambling through an Italian garden – discovering cherub-like statues with ivy gently cascading into tangles of green – but oh, I am dreaming of it! As February sets in and the cold lingers, I'm conjuring walks through lush lemon orchards, along jasmine and rose-scented pathways, past fountains erupting in joyful… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #71 – Restoring Bella… day dreaming through the gardens of Italy

Family, Happiness

Monday Morning Musing #69 – A snowy Sunday afternoon when Fritz, the snowman, came to life

When you live in a ski town, snow is a gift from the heavens... a little like stardust that makes skiers shout for joy, and the economy thrive. For the locals and for those who come from afar, the ski hill is the main event over the holiday season. The 'Let it snow, let it… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #69 – A snowy Sunday afternoon when Fritz, the snowman, came to life

Family

Monday Morning Musing #67 – Home, and not just for the holidays

  The house is now trimmed with the usual Christmas decorations and a few new ones have made their debut. True to my word of my last musing, I've been happily creating. On the front porch, fresh cedar boughs are gathered and topped with bows. My Kitchen wreath of old has been spruced up –… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #67 – Home, and not just for the holidays

Art, Inspiration

Monday Morning Musing #65 – A beguiling owl as a muse, a time to create

Oh the beauty of this owl – this elaborate paper owl – as delicate as a feather, as grand as an esteemed work of art. It was revealed this Friday evening for the kick-off to Kimberley's Christmas shopping season. Stores were trimmed with pine and sparkling with decorations. We shoppers mingled, sipped on festive libations,… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #65 – A beguiling owl as a muse, a time to create