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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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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Say hello to the new slow life logo

Thursday, April 10, 2014

And say thank you to Jena Squires, the intrepid, patient, and terrifically talented graphic designer who brought clarity and beauty to my initial foggy idea. Jena lives with…

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Upon reflection …

Monday, April 7, 2014

There will be times in your life when you’re incredibly busy.  The to-do list is long, the figurative inbox is full, and there’s barely enough time to catch…

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The joy of walking on thin ice

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Now that the days are lengthening and the temperatures aren’t quite so cold, let’s take a moment to wander onto the thin ice. There’s danger there.  A sense…

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Why eating organic food matters

Monday, March 31, 2014

I am the poster child for good intentions when it comes to organic food. I know what I should be doing.  Eat the stuff.  Especially vegetables.  And lots…

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Book Review: Hamlet’s Blackberry

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Every epoch of human advancement stems from technological innovation.  New tools inspire new behaviors, practices, and solutions.  The invention of the printing press was as monumental in its…

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What happens when your brain is full

Monday, March 24, 2014

I never expected this.  It was like a random thunderbolt from Zeus. I spend my days scouring the internet for information about slow living so that you don’t…

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Why perseverance trumps inspiration

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Inspiration is on holiday. My muse is napping quietly in a corner.  And whenever I attempt to awaken her, she gently groans and rolls over. Has this ever…

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Welcome to the agrihood

Monday, March 17, 2014

Many people fantasize about living life on a farm.  They yearn for something simpler where they can fend for themselves.  A place for healthy food and wholesome families….

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