Slow Season

Everyone is running and the stores are crammed (didn't look like a recession driving around yesterday!), people prepping for Thanksgiving and then Christmas craziness.  But our house right now feels calm, whole, and waiting patiently for the tree, the stockings, outdoor lights until after the big Turkey day.  I feel like I can breathe again, slowing down …

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Relish Your Ink-Free Days

The clock is now running at high speed, hands spinning faster and faster as we hurtle towards the start of school, trying to absorb the ending summer days while working and shopping for school supplies and marking schedules on the calendar and starting practices and buying clothes and STOP!  Lean back slowly, close your eyes, take …

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Slowing Down

So many of us move at breakneck pace through life, trying to cram in so much we can't absorb the smell of lilac or gentle touch of a child or our lover in our frenetic paces. Many of my friends are consciously trying to Slow down,  teaching our families to move slower in the languid summer months …

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