Uncategorized

Monday Morning Musing #18 – a reminder in ‘green’ Ljubljana

I muse this Monday morning from Slovenia, a country that had not necessarily been on my travel list, yet with our son and his girlfriend living here in Ljubljana, we took the opportunity to visit. And we're smitten. It's a charming capital city, an old town with striking buildings, a river slicing through it and… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #18 – a reminder in ‘green’ Ljubljana

Writing

Monday Morning Musing #16 – Return to a Writer’s Retreat in Tuscany

On this Monday morning, I muse from a charming Tuscan courtyard.  A setting, where terracotta pots are stuffed with crimson geraniums, delicate hydrangea and ripening limes. A place where the morning sun glints on ochre stone walls, on tall Venetian shutters and on bunches and bunches of plump grapes. Their wayward tendrills float down from… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #16 – Return to a Writer’s Retreat in Tuscany

Transition

Monday Morning Musings #14 – The Clarity of a Coffee Break

The coffee break was a jolt. No, it wasn’t the strong brew or the brisk mountain air… it was much more than that. We were in Banff, a world-renowned destination, and as casually as a black bear might saunter through the nearby woods, this was our stop for a coffee break – en route from… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #14 – The Clarity of a Coffee Break

Reminisces

Monday Morning Musings #12 – With Love in Every Stitch

It all began when my mother and my great-niece came for a long-weekend visit. “Auntie Terry Anne,” little Gemma said excitedly, opening her small polka-dotted suitcase. “I brought my Barbie to stay too.” Presenting the slender figure to me, I realized that this was my own childhood doll. I smiled, surprised and elated to see… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #12 – With Love in Every Stitch

Transition

Monday Morning Musings #10 – When You Know to Offer Them… Home

There is much I could muse on this Monday Morning. Our experience in the natural beauty of the mountains, the wonderful visit from family, perhaps the overwhelming task of unpacking our shipment from India. Yet in the midst of, well, life really, we were recently compelled to make a vital decision; a decision which Bruce… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #10 – When You Know to Offer Them… Home