Sunday Rituals

Sunday Rituals

I begin most of my mornings the same way; sneaking downstairs in the cool and quiet of the morning. My family is still sleeping and the dogs are still whispering their dreams through flared nostrils. I find a sullen comfort in my quiet morning rituals, but I...
Lessons from the Amish

Lessons from the Amish

    Many Capital Region residents are not aware of the large Amish population in the Mohawk Valley region of Upstate NY.  If you live around the town of Esperance and need handyman work done, or perhaps a quilt or storage shed, you hire the Amish.  They can...
Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun. –  Napoleon...
Happiness.  There’s an app for that. – A Review

Happiness. There’s an app for that. – A Review

Positive Psychology is the name given to that branch of psychology that focuses on the keys to happiness instead of focusing on what makes people sad or depressed like traditional psychology.   Research has found that certain activities tend to boost happiness much...

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