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A Minimalist Lesson for Father Time

After I posted my last blog, A Minimalist’s Travel, I couldn’t help but think about something I mentioned in that post.  In the sentence, “The goal is to go, and be where I am, to dive in deep, to not limit options, to travel slow and not rush….” I selected the word “slow” to represent the notion that when we travel we should take the time to soak in our surroundings, to absorb all that is happing. 856 more words

Being Minimalist

note to world #200

Just like every day in her life, she put on her clothes in about ten seconds flat and rushed out of the house.

Once she was out in the world walking around, however, she felt indecipherably uncomfortable – more than usual. 63 more words


Your Timing Is Yours

I’ve had many recent days that have felt incredibly unsuccessful. I can sit here and vent about all the things I have not done, but that would be counterproductive. 718 more words


Late again...

I’ve never been a morning person, anyone who’s met me can endorse that quality. If you wake me up early in the morning on my day off? 382 more words


Beating the Monday Rush

I’ve recently discovered the magnificent poetry of Marie Howe, State Poet of New York. I can think of no better Monday Morning post than to share her poem: ‘Beating the Monday Rush.’ It made me think about how often I tell my 7-year-old granddaughter Jazz to “Hurry, hurry, hurry…” If you listen to Marie Howe reading this short poem you, too might find yourself in her words… and relish the surprise at the end. 7 more words



I had dinner today with one of my old friends from high school in Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. today. We ate at this really cute restaurant called Firefly and ended the evening with some tasty Krispy Kreme donuts. 229 more words

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