Do you Enjoy the Weather?
Posted on June 2, 2015 Leave a Comment
What’s your favourite kind of weather? Are you a fun-n-the-sun kind of person, or a brave the elements and walk the blowing-a-gale kind? The beauty of the tropics is waking up every morning knowing that a gorgeous day of cerulean blue skies and gentle breezes is your daily fare…unless it’s the wet season and you are […]
A Little Bit of Envy
Posted on May 28, 2015 Leave a Comment
Yes, I admit it. Aunty Shelagh’s plant was causing me a little bit of envy. Each time I visited, there it sat in the dappled light flowering profusely. Lovely purple tubular flowers popping out on long stems. And it just looked just gorgeous in the Mediterranean styled pot she had it sitting in.. No, Lynda! […]
Mouses or Mice
Posted on May 22, 2015 Leave a Comment
We’ve had this grammar war before when son procured more than one mouse for his computer. It came up again last night when I proudly declared to the fam how many mouses I had caught. I know…I should have said ‘mice’, but I was trying to soften the blow for the tender hearts among us. Those […]
Nepal and Sir Edmund Hillary
Posted on May 20, 2015 Leave a Comment
Nepal is suffering the effects of two major earthquakes in quick succession with multiple large aftershocks. We feel for the Nepalese…the Christchurch earthquakes of 2011 are still with us here in New Zealand as a poignant reminder of how devastating these can be. Our friend, Jeff Keily, from Sunshine Coast, Queensland, has recently taken many […]
Posted on May 5, 2015 Leave a Comment
Doing our normal route we had walked past the wide-spread tree every day admiring it’s changes in colour, first golden now fire red. But today was pouring…umbrella up and jacket pulled close. In order to miss the slippery track we circumvented said tree from the opposite side. What a treat waiting for us! A patch […]
Out of my Comfort Zone
Posted on April 14, 2015 1 Comment
I knew she would love it. Domain park in Auckland city. Grand old trees, columned buildings, bit of family history with the site for Nanna & Poppa’s wedding photos at the Wintergardens. Harbour views and out to Rangitoto Island. Large open green lawns She liked it. But when she saw the bandstand with it’s canopy […]
Posted on March 23, 2015 Leave a Comment
I received this yesterday. Such beautiful thankful words that blessed me all the way down to my l’il cotton socks. Thankful for these thankful words. Grateful for tissues close by.
Just One Tooth
Posted on March 19, 2015 2 Comments
The tall young man who just went through pain and swelling of face to get rid of wisdom teeth, once had just one tooth. Memories are so precious. 19 years of loving and the memory forgets the details of yesteryear. Grateful for photos that remind and tell us again of good things already past.