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My Best-of 2015 Blog Posts

December 21, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

I’ll start by coming clean, except for the chance to slow down and take a big exhale near year-end, I’m not a big fan of the “holiday season.” The festive and spiritual traditions have been overtaken by modern forces. I wonder if the current definition of holiday hasn’t become hol*i*day (noun) 1. Period of time that typically corresponds with increased stress, exaggerated interpersonal dysfunction (especially with family members) and a propensity to over-do and over-consume. 2. Period of time created by or exploited by the retail industry. What I appreciate about this time of year is the slowing that comes with winter weather (okay, so that’s not really working as it’s 64° in Denver today) and the time to reflect […]

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