Life. Pared Down.

For Folks with Everything Except Peace of Mind

When more, faster, bigger, isn’t better…

You’ve probably heard by now that Amazon is planning to use ariel drones to deliver packages, thus forgoing the need to employ transportation via plane and/or truck. But is this a good thing or a not so good thing? You can probably see where this is going. I’m just wondering if it’s not the best […]

True happiness…

…comes comes from the joy of a deed well done – the zest of creating new things. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Daily Bite… Inspiration Dipped in Chocolate

    True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Speaking of which, don’t miss the world’s premiere of Farmer Bill’s Wacky Barnyard Antics, a downloadable puppet show available here on Sept. 15th! )

Daily Bite… Inspiration Dipped in Chocolate

   For those of us searching for happiness… how about bringing some to the people around you instead? St. Therese of Lisieux said, “I take care to appear happy and especially to be so.”  Somehow it’s one of those things you seem to get more of when you give it away.

Daily Bite… Inspiration Dipped in Chocolate

One can never have too much chocolate or too much Chesterton: “I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” ― G.K. Chesterton

Why does Happiness elude us?

Happiness… It’ so important to us that America’s Founding Fathers included it in our  Declaration of Independence, “…that among our unalienable rights are LIFE, LIBERTY and the PURSUIT of HAPPINESS”. I was trying to sleep this morning, but at 4am that was no longer an option.  It was bugging me that I couldn’t figure this […]