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Monday Morning Musing #70 New Writer’s Award

It’s taken me a while to get back to musing on a Monday and I apologise. It was a fabulous but busy Christmas period with the fun of what I called The Suitcase Hop, visiting family and friends in the UK. So, in total contrast from Terry Anne’s gloriously decorated house, I confess to doing… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #70 New Writer’s Award

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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

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Monday Morning Musing #68 – the gift of experience

Earlier this month, Terri Colby wrote in Forbes magazine that we should give experiences rather than physical gifts this festive season. She claims, “Gifts of experiences, not things, will keep on giving long after the holidays.” I would agree. Experiences are much better value for money and very Marie Condo. To start with, there is… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #68 – the gift of experience

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

Writing

Monday Morning Musing #66 – This Writer’s Winter’s Tale

The trouble with winter in Northern Europe is that it’s too easy to stay home in the warm. When you work as a writer, like me, your work ties you to a desk and it can be an isolating experience. I find that the loneliness creeps up on me. It’s wily and insidious and its… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #66 – This Writer’s Winter’s Tale