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

Art, Inspiration

Monday Morning Musing #64 – For The Love of Maud

Dearest Jo, I hope your mum is feeling better and so pleased to hear that you managed to make the best of the situation during her recent visit. The gallery with interactive and mixed pieces sounded wonderful. So very true that art connects, enlightens, inspires, and as you rightly say Jo... also connects through the… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #64 – For The Love of Maud

Belonging, Transition, Travel

Monday Morning Musing #62 – “None of us knew a word of English”

Dearest Jo, How wonderful to hear of these poignant moments, of the joy of belonging to a tribe. Indeed, how fortunate we are. As of yesterday evening, I am now ensconced in a seaside resort at a writer's retreat on the shores of the Atlantic Coast. And as with your busy time of late, I… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #62 – “None of us knew a word of English”

Finding Home, Transition

Monday Morning Musing #60 – Tending a Garden… Growing Friendships

Dearest Jo, Our last few musings have indeed echoed with the theme of home. Where do we truly want to be? Where do we choose to finally hang our hat and yes, store those treasures and memories we've collected along the way? The past two weeks since writing 'round and round' in the conversation we've… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #60 – Tending a Garden… Growing Friendships

Transition

Monday Morning Musing #58 – Dear Jo, Yes indeed… ’round and round it goes’

When Jo and I wrote weekly to each other, our conversations meandered and intertwined... Monday Morning Emails was the honest and often vulnerable result. It wasn't surprising that often we were experiencing the same dilemmas, situations, emotions and challenges in our global life. Today, this rings ever-so-true and so my Monday Morning Musing harkens to… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #58 – Dear Jo, Yes indeed… ’round and round it goes’