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

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”