May you have a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year! … [Read more...] about l’shanah tovah!
"Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth." ― Henry David Thoreau, Journal Entry, 1853 … [Read more...] about live in each season
We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment – become the center of the … [Read more...] about We must take sides.
"Love isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now." ~Mr Rogers … [Read more...] about … in memory
I spent a few days at the end of March in Köln, Germany. I was there for h+h cologne, an international trade fair for creative handicraft & hobby supplies. Early each morning I loved to sit for a bit with a cup of coffee, my knitting, and people watch. How do you like to recharge while traveling? … [Read more...] about coffee for quiet