Hello Friends! If you live in New England- or anywhere else where winter is still in full swing- then you know that a little cheer and brightness goes a long way! I've gotten a lot of pleasure out of working with my hands, growing house plants and propagating new cuttings of my Pothos plants during … Continue reading Brighten Up Those Dark Winter Days! 😀
This article has been published on The Huffington Post. Taking time to relax and renew I love getting the day off, thanks to a snow storm. It is a gift, a blessing, and a privilege. When I was a kid growing up in Montclair, New Jersey, when we got a snow day, I was relieved … Continue reading The Blessing of a Snow Day
This article has been published on The Huffington Post. A parent-to-be grapples with Trump’s memorandum on Keystone XL On Tuesday, President Donald Trump made moves to restart two controversial oil pipeline projects, theKeystone XL and Dakota Access projects. Trump’s actions likely adumbrate a sweeping overhaul of environmental legislation and pro-business measures yet to come. In … Continue reading Retirement Security or the Planet’s Future?
This article has been published on The Huffington Post. It’s Monday morning. Starbucks greets you like an old friend. You push open the door to the familiar sound of chatter and espresso machines. The deep aroma of coffee wafts over you. Life is good. All is well. Until…you realize you haven’t actually moved at all. … Continue reading Doing the Starbucks Dance
Hello Friends, My popular post "Why I Left Facebook" published earlier this month on The Huffington Post has been published in French: "Pourquoi je ne suis plus sur Facebook." If you speak French or wanted to see it another language, here it is. Enjoy! A bientot! ~Kristen
Dear Readers, Good morning! This beautiful rendering by an artist says it all. Happy Tuesday! Have a Blessed day. -Kristen
https://vimeo.com/111166101 Hi Readers, Sometimes, "alternatives" really are the best. Love this alternative music video for one of my favorite songs, "A Sky Full of Stars," by Coldplay. This song always makes me think about my husband, whose eyes are literally "skies full of stars." What's your jam? Happy Friday! Blessings, Kristen