Category Archives: Simple Happiness

Change: The Other Reoccurring Theme

I’m trying not to focus on the chaos of an unexpected flood in our apartment bathroom—the mess, the stress, the sticky negotiations with building management, the inconvenience, the cost, the demolition, and whatever comes after that… Instead, I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Our Dream Kitchen Realized!

Dear readers, I thought I would end your week by inviting you to take a look-see inside our beautiful new kitchen. But before you do, I must first humbly acknowledge that a project of this caliber—nearly a year in the … Continue reading

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Farm Standin’: A Healthy August Sport

In times of stress, I try to return to simple happiness. Simple beauty. Simple pastimes. Simple chores. Simple food. It never seems to fail me, and it is calming and nourishing in the most delightful way. As August ripens toward … Continue reading

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Going With the Flow

There’s always time for a little self-reflection. Maybe a quiet walk alone in the early morning before everyone else in the house wakes up? Some private time plucked like a stolen apple from an over-extended schedule? I think the key … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

I don’t know about you, but nothing makes me more anxious than to be asked: Are you happy? I am a worrier, you see, genetically hard-wired to anticipate disaster, chaos, and catastrophe. I’m the half of the couple who—at least … Continue reading

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