COLD. NOT FRIGID. IT IS SPRING IN NEW ENGLAND. It has been a cold spring. This is not, despite all the complaining, particularly unusual. Spring weather in New England is notoriously unstable and it's not unusual for the weather to also be surprisingly cold. We've had a few very warm springs too. It will stay … Continue reading A FRIGID DAY FOR THE SEASON OPENER?
We were watching "Father Brown" on Netflix and in the back of my head, I was hearing a grinding sort of sound. I could not identify it, but it was coming from the basement. I could barely hear it ... but it was there. It isn't the sound our boiler makes and it didn't sound … Continue reading WHAT IS THAT SOUND IN THE BASEMENT?
I 've talked about breathing and visualization as relaxation techniques. This week, I'd like to add a third element – movement. Coordinating breath and movement can calm you down, center you, clear your head, and focus your mind, and help the relaxation spread to the muscles throughout your body. Another benefit is that the physical movement gives … Continue reading QUICK AND EASY STRESS CONTROL – PART 3
After many years of not watching “The X Files,” Garry and I ran out of stuff to watch. So … we decided to try watching X Files. Now, maybe a dozen episodes in, I have some thoughts on conspiracies and secrets. Has anyone ever confided a secret to you? And you realized at that exact moment, it ceased being a secret. … Continue reading I DON’T BELIEVE IN CONSPIRACIES