Wrapped in our tartan blankets late Saturday evening, Bruce and I savoured the view from our deck. The stars were ablaze, the pine trees silhouetted against the light of the moon, and patches of snow still lingered in the warming spring air. It felt like a reawakening. It’s a little ironic, with winter making… Continue reading Monday Morning Musing #42 – What if your heart is all over the map?
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
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 – on route from… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings #14 – The Clarity of a Coffee Break
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
Even as I gaze out to the mountains and the wandering clouds, the tall pines and the browsing deer, a feeling of being adrift washes over me. As much as I am thankful to have a beautiful place to come home to, we are undecided where we’ll next be… perhaps, simply home is where we'll… Continue reading Monday Morning Musings # 8 – A room of wonder, a time to recalibrate