Have we sacrificed community in the name of purity?

Monday, June 16, 2014

Slow living is about many things. It’s the gathering of friends and family over long, happy meals. It’s creating a home in an area that resonates. It’s taking…

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Stillness – the antidote for sensory overload

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The first thing many people do in the morning is turn on the TV.  For some it’s a way to catch up on the news.  Others learn the…

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On working for yourself …

Monday, June 9, 2014

There will come a day in your life when you will wake up one fine morning and ask yourself, why? Typically, the question will take one of these…

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Willpower is a terrible thing to waste

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Have you ever injured a muscle? Been laid up so that what was previously exercised gets no use? The muscle atrophies, and quickly becomes a shell of its…

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The rush hour blues

Monday, June 2, 2014

I obviously live in a bubble. Pam and I both work from home and there is so much we take for granted.  Like rush hour. While everyone else…

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A change of venue

Thursday, May 29, 2014

It’s a dark and dreary day.  And cold, too. I mention this because it should be bright and balmy.  And it is – in Florida. But Pam and…

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Happy Memorial Day

Monday, May 26, 2014

On Memorial Day we pay tribute to those who have lost their lives in service to their country. It also marks the unofficial start of summer – a…

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On the road again

Thursday, May 22, 2014

We enjoy a distinct advantage over our fore bearers. That would be you, Uncle Bernie. We are able to work on anything, anywhere. Feel like a wilderness jaunt?…

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Surprise me!

Monday, May 19, 2014

Most people hold surprises in the same regard as root canals. They typically sneak up on you and quickly overwhelm you with some combination of malice, misery, and…

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Vision Zero – slow down and live longer

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Here in Florida we mark the changing of the seasons by the turning of the colors on the license plates.  In the fall we go from our familiar…

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