Tag: "sadness"

Celebrate light!

December 21st, 2012
I am taking a pause today to acknowledge the Winter Solstice, that wonderful, once-a-year time when I turn my eyes to the sky and smile, knowing the daylight will soon overtake the night. Photo used with permission from Shannon Miller of Shannon M.… more »

Saying Goodbye -- at Least for Now.

October 25th, 2011
Like the leaves, my spirits fall this time of year. This is not just because I dread the coming winter chill, it's because I don't want to say goodbye. Goodbye to the leaves (for now). Goodbye to the outdoor lunches (for now). Goodbye to the garden and… more »

Winter Cheer or Holiday Stress?

November 16th, 2010
Ah, it's almost the holidays. How does that make you feel? Excited like a child or stressed out like a UPS shipping clerk? There is no doubt, different people feel differently about the holidays. It was so simple when I was young: the holidays… more »