A question of weather

Monday, July 21, 2014

There comes a point every winter and every summer when our thoughts turn to the weather.  Depending upon the circumstances these thoughts can border on obsession.  Especially when…

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The joy is in the journey

Thursday, July 17, 2014

How often are you seduced by a destination? You have a vacation planned and you fall in love with Paris, or Hawaii, or the Himalayas.  Or your new…

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There’s no place like home!

Monday, July 14, 2014

It’s rare that an individual has the power and the charisma to hold an industry in their thrall.  Such was the case over the past couple of weeks…

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The simple pleasures of the farmers market

Thursday, July 10, 2014

In the summer everything seems to slow down, even if just a little bit. We linger longer over coffee in the morning, take a mid-day stroll to get…

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The Barnegat Bay Yacht Racing Association turns 100

Monday, July 7, 2014

Every summer Pam and I travel to New Jersey to stay in the house her father built about 60 years ago as a family retreat. It’s a small…

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I’ve caught the fever

Thursday, July 3, 2014

June was a particularly slow month at Slow HQ. That may be hard to process for many of you.  How, you might ask, could the Sultan of Slow…

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On listening to your inner voice …

Monday, June 30, 2014

There is a voice within you. For some, this voice is loud and clear. For others, it is faint and distant. But it is there, in every one…

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Life lessons from Harley

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Harley’s gone. His exuberant life cut short by cancer. Harley was a Pointer, with cookies and cream fur and two beautiful chestnut spots that ran down his left…

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Is your closet a metaphor for your life?

Monday, June 23, 2014

Most of us, at some point in our lives, find we have too much stuff. It isn’t intentional. It’s just that things accumulate over the years. What seemed…

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The stingy person’s guide to air conditioning

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Today’s topic is the temperature. As in, it’s hot! Let’s begin by acknowledging that I am weird. This will come as no surprise among regular readers of this…

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