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Too Much Stuff? Yes, It’s Stressful

It’s fun to have things, nice things — a car that works, comfortable furniture, books and mugs and clothing and kitchen appliances and meaningful knick knacks — stuff. And, in the United States, most of us have a lot of … Continue reading

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Peace and Quiet — We NEED These

Some words go together really well, like “cookies and milk,” or “crackers and cheese.” Food aside, another fine pairings of words is “peace and quiet.” And while it’s possible to enjoy cookies without the milk, or crackers without the cheese, … Continue reading

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Midday Tea: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Midday Tea, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve: The answer to the question, “How are you?” used to be, “Fine.” In the modern world, however, the answer has morphed to, “Oh, I’m … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas without My Stressy Bessie Doll

If there were such thing as a Stressy Bessy doll, she would look like me. The Son and Heir says that I focus on minutiae: “Remember when we¬†vacationed on the beach and I wanted to climb those 25-foot rocks? You … Continue reading

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Please Do Not Give Me a Stressy Bessy Doll for Christmas. I Already Own One.

If there were such thing as a Stressy Bessy doll, she would look like me. The Son and Heir says that I focus on minutiae: “Remember when we¬†vacationed on the beach and I wanted to climb those 25-foot rocks? You … Continue reading

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