Dogs will be dogs

Monday, July 20, 2015

It’s the silly season. Pam and I migrate north to the Jersey shore each summer, along with a motley crew of sisters, brothers, nephews, nieces, cousins, and assorted…

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Why slow living takes time

Monday, July 13, 2015

Each of us is a work in progress. Just when you think you have a task completed, a project nailed, or a skill mastered, the earth shifts underfoot….

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They are not them – they are us

Monday, June 29, 2015

It is with great hope, and much trepidation, that I sense we are approaching the nadir of our enmity. The flames of our distrust, of our outright resentment,…

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In celebration of new beginnings

Monday, June 8, 2015

This blog was born of a desire to tell the story about slow living – simplicity, the value of friends and family, and how slowing down is the…

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This is what slow retirement looks like

Monday, June 1, 2015

Meet Ginny. Ginny is one of the happiest people I know. Every day is sunny. A smile never leaves her face. She’s always on the go and in demand….

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Happy Memorial Day!

Monday, May 25, 2015

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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The art of doing nothing

Monday, May 18, 2015

Have you ever found yourself in a never-ending cycle of doing? This goes beyond busyness. This is when work won’t quit. When every person you know seemingly wants…

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Ruminations on faith and spirituality

Monday, May 11, 2015

There’s something comforting, deeply comforting, about a blank white page centered on a dark computer screen. It holds the power of thought, illuminated. There are the practiced rituals…

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Downshift if your busy meter is red-lining

Monday, May 4, 2015

Now may be a good time for an honest conversation. To get the ball rolling I’d like to ask you some questions. What’s your day like? Your week?…

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A day late and a dollar short

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

It’s Tuesday. Except I should have had this done Monday. It costs $10. But all I have is $9. And so it goes. This is what happens when…

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