Tag Archives: comfort

#58: Tour the Basilica

During my first visit to the city I now call home, I participated in a bus tour that drove past various landmarks and popular destinations.  As I saw sculpture gardens, art museums, theaters, and other well-known sites, I remember telling … Continue reading

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Oooohhhh, aaaaahhhhh….

Some women like to spend their money on clothes and shoes.  Other women prefer to purchase jewelry or décor.  I choose to spend my cash not on fancy things, but on lovely experiences (like yoga and massage).  Today I received … Continue reading

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Peace

Newton’s Third Law of Motion states: “To every action there is always an equal and opposite reaction.” It heartens me to know that amid unspeakable sadness and devastating loss, an equally powerful and comprehensive presence of love and compassion will … Continue reading

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WFH

Today I worked from home.  I don’t do this very often (once every 3-4 months or so), but occasionally spending a day in my home office instead of my city office is a nice way to shake up routines, give … Continue reading

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A gentle sigh

This evening I took a slightly different route on my post-work walk, and passed by a rather inviting swing: Though I was only halfway finished with my exercise, I simply couldn’t resist the lure of the suspended seat. So I … Continue reading

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Making the best of it

A little over a month ago I wrote about how the city favorably responded to an unfortunate situation; namely, the removal of a certain kind of tree in all public spaces (due to an insect infestation). The beetle the city … Continue reading

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Freedom from formality

This week (and next) my company is allowing all of us to wear “casual” clothes every day.  This treat is usually reserved for Fridays only; but for 2 weeks in the summer (usually the week of and the week before … Continue reading

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