Keep Calm and Carry On

Keep Calm and Carry On

Meandering through Marshall’s looking for a new coffee cup. I spot a striking red mug and it calls my name. A white crown perches atop large white letters that read, “Keep Calm and Carry On.” Hmmm. I study it, turn it around several times and finally think   I like this. Looks like it will hold almost […]

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Permission to Be Off Schedule

I adore making lists, I have a pen fetish, and there’s never a new Moleskine that doesn’t call my name from the shelf of Barnes & Noble. Time-management has always fascinated me. I’m not sure why, but it probably has something to do with my drivenness and a long-time fantasy that if everything’s tightly scheduled, […]

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3 Ways Busyness Robs Your Life

Several years ago, on a Thanksgiving Day afternoon, I came crashing to the cement floor in the garage from the top of a ladder. That was the day I decided to stop being busy. My custom on Thanksgiving afternoon – after the dinner is over, and all the dishes washed and put away—is to take […]

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