Monthly Archives: February 2016

For the week of February 28, 2016: Only Kindness

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.–Kahlil Gibran Kindness.  I have been focusing on this word each morning, remembering that life is truly measured in the everyday, momentary interactions we have with others.  It’s about … Continue reading

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For the Week of February 21, 2016: First You Must Have the Quiet

I enjoyed a few days of solitude this past week, rare since my husband retired from academic life.  He traveled to Sacramento for the week for a short-term consulting project while I rediscovered the joy of a morning routine which … Continue reading

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For Valentine’s Day, 2016: Sit Right Down and Write Yourself a Letter

I’m gonna sit right down and write myself a letter And make believe it came from you I’m gonna write words, oh, so sweet They’re gonna knock me off my feet Kisses on the bottom I’ll be glad I’ve got … Continue reading

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For the Week of February 7, 2016: Between the Pages: Life Remembered

There is no Frigate like a Book To take us Lands away Nor any Coursers like a Page Of prancing Poetry – This Traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of Toll – How frugal is the Chariot That bears … Continue reading

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