To Do in April
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To Do in April

While each new month is an opportunity to start fresh, April is my favorite for new beginnings. For all the typical reasons you’ll hear from most people: crocuses and daffodils, longer days, etc. I am as susceptible to these ciphers of spring as you’d expect me to be. More than any of that though, my … Continue reading »

To Do in March
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To Do in March

Oh March… March… March. There’s just… not much to say about it. I can’t combat it like I did February, with heavy knits, spicy food and smokey scotch. I can’t welcome it like I plan to April, with the expected crocuses and longer stretches of daylight. It’s simply a held breath, like a layover somewhere … Continue reading »

To Do In February
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To Do In February

As Joseph Wood Krutch said, “The most serious charge which can be brought against New England is not Puritanism but February.” And so it is. February is a month of truly depressing qualities. Without the tinsel of December or the clear, sparkling promise of January—without even blustery winds of March, which at least have the … Continue reading »

To Do In 2014
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To Do In 2014

The New Year. Such a glittery bundle of opportunity and expectation. And pressure. There’s also pressure. At least for me, and so to avoid it I have decided not to resolve to anything this year, but instead to simply create some simple goals that I can work toward achieving (I know that’s not all that … Continue reading »