Take a Break

11 posts

Humor and other forms of stress relief and personal reinforcement.

Reaching Your Peak

  My plan this morning was to avoid electronics, so I brought a book and a print newsletter with me to the breakfast table. The first article to catch my attention in the AARP Bulletin was a feature interview with Arianna Huffington by Deidre Donahue. Ironic that her second interview question evoked this advice from the woman who is a […]

Blue and Gold, Oh My

The first sign of spring I look for is the sunny smile of the daffodil—a treasured memory from earlier years. My Dad would always present me with a bouquet of daffodils in honor of my March birthday. I loved their fresh smell and smooth sturdy stems. Sadly, the many clumps of bulbs planted in our front yard have created lots […]

Light and Dark

Yes it’s winter, and it’s cold. But it’s also the season of light, so how can we complain? Chanukah light. Solstice light. Christmas light. The bright smiles of family and friends. On our morning walk today, Michael and I were blessed by this stunning sight. the hand of God touching the bare trees on the next ridge over. The beauty […]