Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Those Moments

Taken at the Hunter Valley Gardens 2011

Sometimes, there are 'moments' in our lives when something or someone will trigger a switch in our minds that makes us want to take that walk down memory lane...for me the easiest avenue is plug in one of my older hard drives and click through my photos folders...when my switch got triggered today I found a folder from Easter 2011, a short break we took with my extended family.  A time when my kids still had their baby fat, today they are taller, leaner and meaner.


How true are these think as I'm typing these words that by the time I finish this blog, this will become memory...memory that will be stored away until one day I'm feeling nostalgic again.

When you have a moment...never forget to reminisce a's well worth the effort...may well bring a smile to your face.

Taken at the Hunter Valley Gardens in 2011

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Sunday, July 6, 2014

Reflections on Life Love and Laughter

bbrrrr… it's been a cold start to Winter this year, most days since the start of June have been in the mid to high teens and when we get the occasional 20 degree day we have to soak it all in to get us through the cold ones...although our Autumn was relatively warm this first month of Winter is making me wish Spring would get a move on and defrost us again.

Recently I was going through my sister's Gold Coast photos and found this…an image that would immediately bring the word Reflection to mind, the foremost meaning is of course the image projected on the glass tabletop, which mind you this would be a perfect example of, but then my mind would turn to the other definition of reflection...serious thought or this was taken during a trip my five sisters and I took recently, of course this made me reflect on our relationship...

Credits: Condy Lam.

I have an amazing set of sisters, five of them to be exact.  I am the youngest so I do get a little too self absorbed in myself {as most youngest siblings do at times} but all I need to do is spend some time with them and I will pull myself back in line and am able to see the bigger picture easier.  My greatest fortune is that I do get to learn and absorb from them all the positive attitudes that they have to life and our surroundings.  I am not one for expressing my thoughts easily {especially verbally} so I don't often let them know how much they are an influence in my life, but they are.

Laughter is what rings out whenever we're together {a little too loud according to some}.  Sometimes it may be a little hard for people around us to understand our little world.  Our minds think alike and are at times in sync with each other where we have the same thoughts at the same time even when we are not in the same space together or say the same words at the same time when we are in the same space...and at most times we need only say the first few words and we will know what the rest is.

Just wanted to say...
Love you guys, you are all an inspiration in my life more than you could know.

From left: Mei, Grace, Condy, myself, Ming, Wah

My reflection and Me...

Credits: Condy Lam

Credits: Mei Leong

Some more reflections...

I hope that you are all as blessed as I am to have your own set of sisters...brothers...cousins...friends that affect you the same way that they do me.

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