Posts tagged "memorable moments"

Stories of Transformation

Happy Easter, or Spring, or Passover, or whatever you like to celebrate in April as the world is transforming, out of the dark, sometimes dreary, sometimes cozy, envelope of winter, into the explosion of life and transformation that is spring! And Happy Birthday (in Japan) to Gautama, the Buddha, and also to the provocative novelist, Barbara...
Triathlon!

Triathlon!

It was a big day — satisfying, and good fun — but more than that as well.  We lucked out (as did all the many other participants and scads of organizers and volunteers involved): even though showers and thunderstorms had been predicted, not a drop of rain fell on the 30th annual UBC Triathlon-Duathlon.  It was...

SNOW!!

It was a lovely way to bring in the new year:  on January 1 I flew to Europe to spend time with family… first stopping in Bavaria to visit my former husband and good friend Wolf and his wife Angelka, who had her birthday the day after I arrived.  Wolf prepared a yummy risotto with...

Make a Joyful Noise!

Just recently we had our annual Christmas Choir Concert.  An inspiring feature this year was singing the Gloria, from Schubert’s Mass in A Flat.  Do go listen to at least the first few minutes.  The message is rich and timeless:  “Glory to God, and on Earth, Peace and Good Will to All.” Whether you honor G(g)od,...

Holding It All…

Over the last couple of days I have immersed myself in the NOVA series called The Elegant Universe, and capped it off with a recent episode entitled The Fabric of the Cosmos, all about String Theory and Quantum Mechanics, as intrepreted in Brian Greene’s book by the same name.  Oh m’gosh, do we live in a fantastic universe! I don’t want to...