Thinking on Earth

This week’s Daily Post Challenge “Earth” & the celebration of Earth Day has given me much opportunity to think about the world we live in: during my runs, visiting the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum , culminating in National Geographic’s Earth Day Run. Continue reading “Thinking on Earth”

Egg-citing Eggs-periences: The Joy of Easter

I don’t make resolutions; simply because I have such a terrible time keeping them.  And the guilt, oh, the guilt!  A long time ago, I decided that it is too traumatic, psychologically & emotionally, to deliver ultimatums to myself.   Continue reading “Egg-citing Eggs-periences: The Joy of Easter”

What will you choose to celebrate?

Loving Husband and I are not big on Valentine’s Day.  We would have let Feb 14 slide by this year as we do most years; after all, we have 364 other days in which to express our love & appreciation for each other. Continue reading “What will you choose to celebrate?”

Lord of the Dance

As we greet the Christ child, we sing one of our family favourites: not a typical Christmas carol, but one which we feel reflects the joy of the occasion.

“I danced in the morning when the world was begun

And I danced in the moon and the stars and the sun

And I came down from heaven and I danced on the earth,

At Bethelem I had my birth.

Dance, then, wherever  you may be,

I am the Lord of the Dance,” said he.

“I’ll lead you all wherever you may be,

I will lead you all in the Dance,” said he.

Text: Sydney B Carter, Music: Shaker melody

Wishing you all a blessed Christmas!

Light one candle for Love

In these few days leading up to Christmas, with the mad crowds, tragic happenings around the world, frantic preparations to celebrate the occasion, I wanted to take a little time to remember why we do it all: 

because of a child, 

a baby born from hope, 

to bring us peace & joy, 

in the name of love.

Christmas tree outside Kensington Palace, London.

What are you anticipating this season?

The 4th candle is lit. For love.

My Happy Place

Today marks my 49th Birthday.   I am unfortunately prone to melancholy on the advent of this occasion.  It is rather ironical as I grew up in a household where birthdays were occasions of feasting & fantastical celebrations! Continue reading “My Happy Place”

Celebrating the Joy of Running

Keep Fit, Live Healthy!

We’ve been running with the Ridge Runners for about a year now.  This 4th  Anniversary Run was truly a celebration for many of us as we went out for Personal Bests, whether it was running a little farther or faster. Continue reading “Celebrating the Joy of Running”