Family, gratitude, Life Experiences

Monday Morning Musing # 56 – Time marches on… let’s embrace it

It's nice to be home again after a busy, eventful summer. There were many joyful moments, but I particularly loved this one. Although one of our sons was unable to join us, there we were, together in the Alps of Slovenia. We had hiked to a plateau of gentle hills dotted with simple wooden cabins… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing # 56 – Time marches on… let’s embrace it

gratitude, Life Experiences, Uncategorized

Monday Morning Musing #54 – Two white hats, one blue car, lavender and love

By chance, I write this Monday on my birthday... and oh my, we are somewhere quite wonderful! We've been island hopping along the Adriatic Coast and now find ourselves on Korcula. From the broad shady terrace of the Hotel Korcula De Ville, I gaze out to calm seas of azure shallows and cobalt blues. To my left… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #54 – Two white hats, one blue car, lavender and love

Life Experiences

Monday Morning Musing #50 – When you find yourself on movie set in Malaysia!

No, I'm afraid this first image is not from the set, any photos are strictly prohibited. But indeed, I happened to be in a scene where I was being transported by a pull-rickshaw, vintage cars alongside us... think war time, in Singapore. And on set, I wasn't wearing light, cooling linens, but stifling thick wool.… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #50 – When you find yourself on movie set in Malaysia!

gratitude, Life Experiences

Monday Morning Musing #48 – A traveling mom on Mother’s Day

I did my best to stifle the tears, yet they rolled down my cheeks nonetheless. Early this morning as I had coffee at a nearby cafe, a mother, father, grandmother and a cherished youngster held my attention at the table next to me... they also stirred my emotions. There was much animated chatter and loveable… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #48 – A traveling mom on Mother’s Day

gratitude, Happiness, Life Experiences, Transition, Travel, Uncategorized

Monday Morning Musing #45 – Blissnost

It’s just over two years since we left Kuala Lumpur to return to The Hague. As I write this Ian and I are 10 days into a trip down memory lane. ‘Mum and Dad’s Victory Lap’ the boys call it and though I am not quite sure what race we might have won, what we… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #45 – Blissnost