Category: Slower Living

Unplug to Recharge: Going Tech-free for a Day

Unplug to Recharge: Going Tech-free for a Day

Are we all secretly proud of our capacity to multitask–conversing, texting and walking (or worse, driving!)–all while listening to music? Captivated by the limitless potential of e-connectivity, we convince ourselves that we can effectively...

Rest and Renewal Outdoors

Rest and Renewal Outdoors

In the first of her “Little House” books, Laura Ingalls Wilder describes a Sunday afternoon in her grandfather’s youth. He and his brothers had just built a sled, but the Sabbath had begun before...

Crazy Busy

Crazy Busy

How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon December is here before it’s June. My goodness how time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? —...

Places of Paradox: the Lure of Maine Islands

Places of Paradox: the Lure of Maine Islands

Before the sun rises over a neighboring island, a translucent plum of moon slips into clouds tinged pink with the approaching day. The full moon has drawn the tide to an astronomical low, revealing...