Voluntary Simplicity – The Time Is Right


Simple Living “Simple living” – sounds so appealing in today’s frazzled world. Yes, given the state of many lives these days, it is no wonder that the phrase “simple living” Continue Reading →

Be Your Spontaneous Best Self

"White Pigeons" Photo by Hartwig HKD under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license

“You know that what you need to do is possible to do, even though difficult, and sense of time disappears. You forget yourself. You feel part of something larger.”   Continue Reading →

Enough, For Everyone, Forever


“Enough, For Everyone, Forever” - Samuel Alexander, Entropia: Life Beyond Industrial Civilisation Which do you value more? Money or happiness? People or possessions? A larger house or a happier home? Another purchase Continue Reading →

Fun Frozen Desserts


I love frozen desserts, don’t you? Two of my favories are Pineapple Sherbet and One-Ingredeient Ice Cream. You can find excellent recipes for these refreshing desserts in my latest guest post Continue Reading →

Keep A Gratitude Journal

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Why Care About Gratitude?  Gratitude has some extraordinary powers. Gratitude makes us happy. It’s a key stop along the route to happiness. It’s been scientifically corroborated: Positive Attitude Boosts Exercise, Longevity Continue Reading →

Magical Maple Syrup

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Maple Sugaring in New England As winter ends and spring begins, New England enjoys its short but very sweet maple sugaring season. “From late February through early April New England farmers Continue Reading →