Summer downtime

and exploring the great outdoors It's June - the unofficial start of summer! Summers are short in Vermont, and I am determined not to let it get away from me, this year - determined not to spend every minute of every day at my computer, determined to allow myself as much downtime as I need. "Let's go hiking!" I said. "Let's go camping!" I said.And so - we packed up the truck with our old "three-person" backpacking tent, backpacking sleeping pads,…

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How do you eat an elephant?

Large projects can be overwhelming - but I'm finding that taking it one bite at a time - like eating an elephant - is helping me keep everything in perspective.

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