How much thought do you give your home?

Monday, February 1, 2016

When was the last time you thought about your home?  I mean really thought about it? My sense is that we tend to take our homes for granted. …

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How we transitioned to our slow life

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Slow living is about focusing on meaningful relationships, rather than transactional exchanges. It’s about pursuing a healthy lifestyle, rather than falling victim to the cult of speed. It’s…

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The how of happiness

Thursday, December 19, 2013

As daylight wanes and the days grow shorter, December is a good time for reflection.  A look back to take stock of the year that has passed. With…

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The tao of happiness

Monday, December 16, 2013

While happiness is often elusive or fleeting or ephemeral, we treat it as a God-given right – so declared by our founding fathers.  Its pursuit can become a…

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How things work

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Times change.  As do roles, assumptions, and expectations. It used to be that men were the sole breadwinners – the hunters who landed the deal, made the sale,…

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From stuffing to stuff

Monday, December 9, 2013

Isn’t it ironic that we transition from a day of counting our blessings to a season of counting our things?  As soon as we dispense with the stuffing,…

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The changing world of work

Monday, November 11, 2013

You can kiss your dated expectations about work and jobs and the economy goodbye. It used to be, in the good old days of even 20 years ago,…

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When busyness becomes your default setting

Thursday, November 7, 2013

It’s tough being the Sultan of Slow.  Sometimes you just need a break from all the busyness that creeps into your life. For most of us being busy…

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Getting around

Monday, October 28, 2013

  One of the things I grapple with is getting around. If you are at all sympathetic to things slow you quickly realize the importance of mindfulness.  We…

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Sometimes you need to create a village

Thursday, October 10, 2013

When I was young, growing up on St. Croix, Sundays were for visiting.  The entire family would pile into the car, drive around, and invariably pull up to…

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