Self-care Friday

By |2018-03-02T16:39:28-06:00November 28th, 2014|

In an act of defiance against the culture, I purchased absolutely nothing today. I spent most of the day on the couch, although I did do some writing work from said couch. I read, took [...]

On my list this year: contentment

By |2014-11-12T00:19:01-06:00November 12th, 2014|

The onslaught is building, slowly but surely. You're already seeing and hearing ads for the holiday shopping season, reminding you that even though Thanksgiving is more than two weeks away, it's time to think about [...]

Will your holidays be holy days?

By |2018-03-02T16:44:27-06:00November 5th, 2012|

It's November. The holidays are coming we tell each other, sometimes with a wild, fearful look in our eyes. But think about that word—holidays. Holy days. Its etymology is far removed from its current stress-inducing [...]

Six degrees of…

By |2008-12-16T09:43:47-06:00December 16th, 2008|

My children scampered out to the bus stop this morning, bundled (as least as much as you can bundle a teenager -- which is not much, actually) against the cold. It was six degrees out. [...]

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