Quick Start: Curing the mid-winter blues

Use the following procedure to restore your good humor when you've been unreasonably glum for too long because of a) lack of warmth and b) lack of sunshine. Make plans to visit your sister for the weekend in a nearby city. Plan to arrive on an evening when she is hosting a dinner party, preferably… Continue reading Quick Start: Curing the mid-winter blues

January 7

In Passing How swiftly the strained honey of afternoon light flows into darkness and the closed bud shrugs off its special mystery in order to break into blossom: as if what exists, exists so that it can be lost and become precious -- Lisel Mueller, Alive Together