The Lost Art of Conversation

group of young women on coffee break

Last night I had dinner with old friends. Nine of us sat around a table and had a stimulating, three hour conversation. We laughed at shared humor, asked each other for advice, commented on challenges, and shared our thoughts and opinions on current issues. Conversation was easy and speaking flowed from one person to another. No one was interrupted, cut off, or ignored. I am smiling as I recollect an evening well spent, pleasant and informative.

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Take Time Off

June 2014 blog-hammock

June is such a beautiful month.  It is my birth month and if you believe in all things astrological, June has great significance for me.  Years of being in school and having sons in school make June for me a month of anticipated joy.  I look at the calendar page and smile.  I smell the rich, damp, warmness of sunrise and delight in each new day.  June is the month of long days, sunshine and the cleansing power of rain.

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