Hello friends. I am Back

Dear friends  and followers of my blog, last year, on my birthday I started writing about  my  journey through life.  Every living being on this planet has a unique and miraculous story.  This is my attempt to share my experiences with family, friends and the world since we are all interconnected in mysterious ways.

Eagle feather blog

I am a person who lives in the present and does not often dwell on the past or daydream of the future    However, by writing this blog  I started to like reliving memories of my life.

At the beginning of summer I took a break from writing because that beautiful season is so short.   I am like a sunflower and need to turn to the light to survive,

sunflower

I love the sunshine and activities outdoors with family, friends and new people we meet when camping or travelling.  In summer when I charge up  energies there is no time to spend in front of the screen  The vibrant and life-giving forces of Nature are calling me to the wonderful world  outside.

Whatshan Lake

I am a sun worshiper.  For me sunlight is vital to my physical and emotional well being.  Water is another element I adore which enhances my joy in life and invigorates my spirit,  Since my early childhood I love the freedom and peace when swimming in lakes and rivers,   Gliding through pristine waters always washes away stress, negative feelings or thoughts It energizes me.

Solitary walks along the beach or in the forest have the same calming and uplifting effects on my sense of well being.  I come to realize that many of my best memories are connected to experiences in the natural world with people I love.

It gives me joy to see that our five sons are all drawn to the same life-giving forces of the outdoors  and are seeking out experiences in beautiful natural environments like hiking, mountain climbing, horseback riding, swimming, boating, gardening and walking.

Forest Light

This summer started off with the wonderful visit of our second son Richard from Montreal. He came with our two little granddaughters, Azure and Emeline.   I let the pictures speak for themselves. As the well known saying  goes,  “A picture is worth a thousand words.”   Azure and her little sister are such sparkling and multifaceted  personalities that i could not even do them justice by attempting to describe them in a thousand words.   Their unique personalities have to be experienced in person.

Azure Em

Uncle Stefan, our youngest son from Vancouver, also joined us during that time to share in the family fun.   He is the strongest family bonding glue of all his brothers.

Me girls Rick

Slackline

Pustblume

Opa

One of the highlights of the short visit was a trip to my favorite beach and campsite at Taite Creek.  June is always a wet month and a storm was brewing.   In spite of the menacing clouds on the horizon,  spunky little Azure   (following in the footsteps of her grandma) was the first to brave the still frigid waters of the Arrow Lake    With chattering teeth but bubbling over with excitement she then danced around the fire.   Little Emeline snuggling in her father’s arm clapped her hands in admiration of her older sister  Their singing and dancing around the fire at my favorite campsite are memories i never forget,

Em taite

Dear friends,  for today I’ll close my post.  I am so glad to be back  It’s a dark and stormy November night.  Through the coming dark season there will be more time to write   The last picture was taken at Taite Creek which is even beautiful at this time of year.   I wish you happy memories of your miraculous life.   Let the summer sun be reflected in our hearts.

Dunkle nacht

2 thoughts on “Hello friends. I am Back

  1. Edda Barge says:

    Liebe Biene!
    Wie wunderschön du wieder über deine Erlebnisse,Gedanken und Gefühle geschrieben hast!
    Es hat mich sehr ge-und berührt,wie du über deine Familie,euer starke Zuneigung zueinander und besonders die Liebe zu euren kleinen süssen Enkelinnen schreibst! Und die Fotos sprechen wirklich für sich…
    Ich kann das so nachempfinden!

    Du bist ein so naturverbundener (empfindsamer)Mensch,siehst in allem das Gute und Schöne und willst das auch allen deinen Lieben nahebringen.Ich denke aber,das können nur so solche Menschen ,die sich auch durch schwere Zeiten durchkämpfen mussten,stimmt’s?
    Wie gerne würde ich euch persönlich kennenlernen-das weist du ja!
    Ich freue mich sehr,dass du wieder schreibst-du kannst das so toll!
    Ich werde auf jeden Fall dein Fan bleiben..
    Liebe Grüsse!
    Edda

  2. Alisha says:

    I just love reading your posts. You have have such a wonderful outlook of life and a open heart. I nearly shed a tear of happiness for you.

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