Don’t just do something, sit there!

I grew up in a household of rushers. I don't remember ever seeing my mother sit down and just relax, or simply appreciate doing nothing. If my father wasn't reading (usually the newspaper) or watching TV, he didn't sit either. Sitting and relaxing were suspicious activities, often met with the words, "If you don't have… Continue reading Don’t just do something, sit there!

Blessing others…with a smile

At the end of my run yesterday, I noticed a butterfly in my neighbor's driveway. I put my hand close to its front legs, and it crawled onto my finger. As I walked home, I kept thinking it was going to fly away, but it didn't, so when I got back to our house, I… Continue reading Blessing others…with a smile

Saturday afternoon smile and give-away!

It is Saturday afternoon here in upstate NY. I met my mother for breakfast today. At the end of our visit, I was telling her about an order of incense that had just been delivered. It is my favorite, and so I order at least 10 packs at a time, because I burn it both… Continue reading Saturday afternoon smile and give-away!