I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.”~Henry David Thoreau~
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Solitude is something rare as a parent of two, and one that I might have previously found myself longing for. Maybe on a beach, or in the mountains—some place that provides a respite from the bustling of daily life. Coming back to reality refreshed. I’ve had ten days of it. Some would say it isContinue reading “Love In The Time Of Corona: Alone, Together”
How does the saying go—“no rest for the weary”? Or is it “I’ll sleep when I’m dead?” I’ve noticed that we, as a society, place little to no importance on solid R & R in our daily lives—-what the Italians call “dolce fa niente,” or the sweetness of doing nothing. I believe the term weContinue reading “Love In The Time Of Corona: No Time For Down Time”
My daughter and I have been reading Anne of Avonlea, and tonight’s chapter title was apropos—“Jonah Day.” For those of us that may not know the reference, a Jonah Day indicates that one has passed beyond the normal and is testing the coping abilities in a rather spectacular way. I just don’t want to endContinue reading “Love In The Time Of Corona: Jonah Days”
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