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Happiness, Writing

Monday Morning Musing #32 – Happiness is like a butterfly…

I couldn't help getting a little teary this week when I read his message. It was from Bruce, and he thought this quote from Thoreau might resonate. “Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you. But if you turn your attention to other things, it will come… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #32 – Happiness is like a butterfly…

Postive mindset, Transition

Monday Morning Musing #31– A hopeful 2019

It is January 14th and we have just crossed the threshold of a new year. Last year was a difficult one for many. Many of our friends have lost a parent. Many of our Millennials are struggling. Brits battle with the uncertainty of a will-we-wont-we Brexit and the dread of more complicated overseas residency and… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #31– A hopeful 2019

Books and Reading

Monday Morning Musing #30 – What’s in your tsundoku?

  Might you have a tsundoku? Yes, if you are one who stacks books, piled high and earmarked for reading, you have a tsundoku. Charmingly, the Japanese combined elements of ‘piling things up ready for later’ and ‘reading books’ to create this colloquialism... it perfectly describes the squirrel-like habits of many who treasure books and endeavour to read… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #30 – What’s in your tsundoku?

Reminisces

Monday Morning Musing #29 My Christmas Stockings

Christmas is a time for traditions. Over time those traditions ebb and flow, as do the important people in our lives. Sometimes change is forced upon us. Sometimes it is our choice. But still, despite it all, it is Christmas. A time for love, compassion and sharing. As I write this, Josh is in the… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #29 My Christmas Stockings

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Monday Morning Musing #28 – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Perhaps it was apt that the sun was hiding behind foggy clouds, a rarity in our small mountain city. As one of the sunniest places in Canada, the sun is an almost constant friend. But that afternoon as I strolled the pedestrian-friendly downtown of Kimberley, the monochrome hues enticed me to notice other details. At… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #28 – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…