Keeping your cool
“Losing your head in a crisis is a good way to become the crisis.” ~C.J. Redwine Garden planter at Cranbrook House & Gardens / Cindy La Ferle _________ For more features and expanded content, please visit the home page. Social media sharing options are located in the beige box below each day’s post.
The courage to be responsible
“A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.” ~Bob Dylan Cindy La Ferle For more features and additional content, please visit the home page. Social media sharing options are located in the beige box below each day’s post.
Keeping the faith
“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” ~Victor Hugo, Les Misérables Cindy La Ferle _________ For more features and expanded content, please visit the home page. Social media sharing options are located in the beige box below each day’s post.
Get real or get a haircut: More notes from my quarantine journal
At a boutique in Saugatuck / Cindy La Ferle “I admit to feeling a bit sad at the idea of this period of reevaluation ending too soon. Our economy is based on consumption, and consumption of any kind, without consciousness, leaves us wanting more.” ~Cheryl Richardson Friday, April 24 Last night I had another weird dream. As reported recently on PsychCentral, weird dreams are not uncommon during a quarantine. Everyone is trying to navigate this new reality without a road map, and our subconscious minds are working overtime while we sleep.In last night’s dream, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was scheduled to attend an important black-tie event in the middle of the pandemic. For…
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The family columnist
“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.” ~Stacia Tauscher Using our kids as fodder for Facebook posts, blog posts, or newspaper columns is hardly new. But it was a thought-provoking exercise for me to revisit my own column-writing days in a “Home Forum” essay for The Christian Science Monitor. How much ink is appropriate to give our kids? Are we bragging or exploiting? How can we avoid overstepping personal boundaries or violating our children’s privacy? Please click here to read the essay. –CL