Sweet Summer Stress Reduction

September 8th, 2015
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That summer feeling

Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.

               ~ Anne Lamott

There’s a rumor floating around that summer is over but I don’t believe one word of it.

Temperatures in Washington, DC are still hovering in the low 90’s, corn on the cob is still in season, along with awesome tasty tomatoes, and I’m continuing to wear flip flops to work even though the calendar says September.

I admit I have seen a few signs that some kind of seasonal change is upon us such as leaves changing colors and falling off trees, … Read More

Owen Danoff & Mike Squillante — Train Cover “50 Ways To Say Goodbye”

September 4th, 2012
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My Labor Day weekend was productive and I hope yours was too! I only wish it had been longer. . . I had lunch with a great friend, visited with one of my sisters and then later went home and decided that I needed to declutter.  I started with the book shelves and was ruthless.  I found about 40 books that I didn’t need in my life and packed them up to donate to a good cause.  I also went through another box of papers belonging to my husband and I will write all about that in a future post.… Read More

A Mellow Summer Breeze

September 1st, 2012
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Oil Painting By William Merritt Chase Happy Saturday My Wonderful and Faithful Readers!! It’s Labor Day Weekend and that means that some of us are recalibrating and getting ready for the beginning of a new season.  Chrysanthemums, pumpkins and school supplies are already pushing their way into the stores. What’s the hurry? It may be the first day of September but it’s still warm and sunny and mentally I am all about the breezes of summer and how it makes me fine. . . Do your remember the Seals and Crofts classic song, Summer Breeze?  I can hear the screened… Read More