Tag Archives: holidays

Ways to get happy, FAST!

So here we are. Christmas is over and the winter is coming on strong. If you feel your mood and energy levels slipping, here are nine ways to lift your spirits from Gretchen Rubin’s article in entitled, “Nine tips for … Continue reading

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The Joy of Life: Holiday leftovers, a bridge in time

I prefer to write my column only when I am inspired. But I have to admit, last week, I was stuck. I tried picking my wife’s brain as our new Roomba (a Christmas gift from my parents) wurred by in … Continue reading

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The Joy of Life: Why do we go nuts with the preparations?

The Santa Claus caboose on the end of the Macy’s Day Parade was my cue to get my butt in gear: Start getting the Christmas cards and stamps together. Plan some parties and don’t forget to call Grandma! After all … Continue reading

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Column: Over the river & through the woods…for good reason!

Five years ago… On a snowy day just before Christmas, my wife, Sarah, and I came to visit my parents. Actually, it was my wife and I and our dog, Sam. We were allowed to visit without him, but we … Continue reading

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