Several years into my retirement and several months into my husband’s I am reminded of the admonishment by Samuel Johnson who said that “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” I am in London. And although I am too busy to be bored, I do find myself a bit adrift. … Continue reading Tired of London?
I’ve gotten a late start on Lent this year. Mostly because I can’t think of a sacrifice spectacular enough to warrant the commitment. Just “giving up” something doesn’t seem worthwhile in itself. From my perspective the practice should accomplish something bigger than an exercise in self restraint. A search for ideas lead me to some impressive … Continue reading LENT: BAN BODILY EMBELLISHMENTS