A New York State of Mind

I’ve been thinking lately how important environment is to well-being.  Whether it is the immediate surroundings, the town we live in, the community of friends that we see, the places we visit, it all adds up to impact overall mental health and physical wellness.  There are a myriad number of other factors affecting well-being, butContinue reading “A New York State of Mind”

One Year Later

The flashback to last year this time is real. What the feelings were, the mood in the air, the strangeness of the unknowns surrounding COVID-19, are all coming back to me now.  It’s happening to everyone I talk to.  In step with the spring bulbs appearing, the memories of last year are unveiling themselves everyContinue reading “One Year Later”

State of Wonder

Wonder, a noun: “a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable” – Definition from Oxford Languages. In anticipation of possibly soon visiting Ann Patchett’s bookstore in Nashville, Tennessee, who is one of my favorite author’s, I pay homage to her excellent book of the same name with theContinue reading “State of Wonder”