zen of vacuuming = slowing down

I watched this TED Talk today and was blown away by Carl Honore’s philosophy and excellent delivery. Taking the time to watch this (a whopping 19 minutes!) is well worth it, in view of our tendency to rush through everything in 3 second or 1 minute increments. I wholeheartedly embody the notion that slower isContinue reading “zen of vacuuming = slowing down”

Rate this:

holy grail

“You will discover that cooking is more than making food. It could be your ‘holy grail’ for a happier, closer family.” I have been collecting recipes since I was a child. My first one, which I still have in my own handwriting, is for clam chowder. I keep it, and all the other pages fromContinue reading “holy grail”

Rate this:

Amy’s secret

Amy lay in her bed and listened for any sounds of movement outside her room. She didn’t like to get up until her she heard her mother moving around the apartment. Amy had two older brothers. They would tease her when their mother wasn’t around, so she lay in her bed, listening for sounds ofContinue reading “Amy’s secret”

Rate this:

living simply

sim·ply (simplē/) adverb 1. in a straightforward or plain manner. My husband and I have moved into our studio above the garage. Our home is on the market, and we realized that it should be kept tidy for showings, so we moved all the junk into a 600 square foot space, and staged the houseContinue reading “living simply”

Rate this: