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

Reminisces, Transition, writing to heal

Monday Monday Musing #26 – From an emotional maelstrom to tranquil tramping

This time last year, I was likely wearing sandals and a sleeveless top as I began my Christmas decorating. I was in our lovely apartment in India and for the first time in nine years, we were not returning to Canada for the holidays. Instead, the boys, girlfriends in tow, were about to make their… Continue reading Monday Monday Musing #26 – From an emotional maelstrom to tranquil tramping

Transition, Travel

Monday Morning Musings #22 – Looking forward… learning to weave two lives

My return to Canada, about two weeks ago, came at a difficult time. There has been a tremendously sad and untimely death in my extended family... one that impacted us all deeply. As we gathered to support our loved ones, it struck us that such occasions gave the thinnest of a silver lining, the opportunity… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #22 – Looking forward… learning to weave two lives

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

Transition

Monday Morning Musings #13 – An Empty Chair

I have a friend who found it impossible to sit in her father’s chair after he had passed away. Neither could she bear to see anyone else sit in it. For some reason it's different for me. My father passed away a week ago and during the 12 weeks prior, in which he had been… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #13 – An Empty Chair