Monthly Archives: September 2013

Visual Soliloquy #838 Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt…

Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.- Lao-tzu

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Rooting Around Twillingate

One of the more unique activities you can do in Twillingate is searching for root cellars. Thus far, 232 root cellars have been found and recorded; many are easily spotted from roads and others can be found in further-flung locations. … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #837 Laughter is the sound of the soul dancing. My soul probably looks like Fred Astaire…

Laughter is the sound of the soul dancing. My soul probably looks like Fred Astaire. ― Jarod Kintz

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Visual Soliloquy #836 Butterflies are self propelled flowers…

Butterflies are self propelled flowers. –R.H. Heinlein

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Trails of Twillingate: Hospital Pond Trail

With all of our travels in and around Twillingate, we’d never hiked the Hospital Pond Trail until today. What a delightful walk! The pond is just behind the Notre Dame Bay Memorial Hospital and the trail starts with two entry … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #835 We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls…

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls. ― Anaïs Nin

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Foraging Fun in Twillingate

After a fine weekend at the Newfoundland and Labrador Mushroom Foray on Fogo Island, Marian and I dropped in to see our friends, Deb and Wilma, the innkeepers at the Anchor Inn and Suites. We stole them away from their … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #834 No matter how much time passes…

No matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away. ― Haruki Murakami

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Visual Soliloquy #833 We should not judge people by their peak of excellence…

This electronic communication is governed by the terms and conditions at http://www.mun.ca/cc/policies/electronic_communications_disclaimer_2012.php We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. Henry Ward Beecher

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Visual Soliloquy #832 Dream Big and Dare To Fail…

Dream Big and Dare To Fail –Norman Vaughan

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Visual Soliloquy #831 This journey has always been about reaching your own other shore no matter what it is…

This journey has always been about reaching your own other shore no matter what it is, and that dream continues. –Diana Nyad Congratulations to Diana Nyad on completion of her extreme dream of swimming from Cuba to Florida without a … Continue reading

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Dreaming in Public

I remember, after returning from my climb on Everest in 2010, doing a presentation and referring to my position as a “public dreamer” or as someone who shares her dreams in public. With the advent of social media, we are … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #830 The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her…

The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to … Continue reading

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