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November was a month of great celebration and Thanksgiving. Thanks to family and friends the entire month was a birthday party. I am officially 65 years old, but feel more energetic and excited about life than ever. I am certainly enthusiastic about life – now more than ever. Thank you, too ...
The 6th Annual National Book Festival was the thrill of my life. One hundred thousand people came to celebrate the joys of books. The black-tie gala at the Thomas Jefferson building at the Library of Congress, hosted by the First Lady Laura Bush, was splendid. I met many of the ...read more
September has been a glorious month. We’ve experienced sunny, clear, crisp days in Stonington and New York. The Indian summer is a sweet bridge between the summer months and winter. I adore all seasons and consider it a blessing to have the changes, but I’m always caught short ...read more
As I wrote, July was a celebration of the color blue. August was a celebration of Prospection - the act of looking forward to considering the future. Peter and I read this August Daniel Gilbert’s enlightening new book Stumbling on Happiness. Gilbert is a Harvard psychology professor who is both ...read more
I’m sitting at my writing table in the garden overlooking the harbor, intoxicated by the lilacs overhead, so sweetly fragrant. June is busting out all over. Our roses hugging the white picket fence are about to explode in color. I’ve never seen so many buds about to burst ...
I hope the transformation from winter to Spring has brought you great joy, renewed your faith, surprised you by joy, filled you with hope and made you happy.
April was a magical month for Peter and me. We started the month in Washington, DC, visiting our grandchildren. We celebrated Easter ...read more
March was an extraordinarily happy and productive month. We went to Sannibel, Florida to visit with our dear friends Barbara and Garry, who had a large celebration in our honor in their beautiful home they built on a magnificant golf course. Peter and I quietly celebrated the 29th anniversary of ...read more
Peter and I were in New York for the blizzard in February. We’d gone out to dinner Saturday night with a dear friend, who had a car and driver take us home from our favorite hotel, the Carlyle, where we’d enjoyed a memorable evening. By the time we ...
Good news! We have a date for our Spring Happiness Weekend – Friday, May 12th, Saturday, May 13th, and Sunday morning, May 14th at the Inn at Stonington. Please call now for your reservation (tel. # 860-535-2000). So many people have asked me when the next Happiness Weekend will be and I ...
Happy New Year! I welcome this fresh new year full of opportunities, challenges and wondrous surprises. I don’t know what this new time alive has in store for us, but I believe this will be a happy, productive, loving 2006.
December was a month filled with tenderness and appreciation ...read more