Tag Archives: Happiness

Links of the same chain

“…No man is an island, entire of itself…” John Donne (1572-1631). I had started writing this festive (and pensive) post a week ago, on New Year’s Eve. Various distractions, interferences and higher priority items got in the way and I … Continue reading

The Little Engine That Could

Quick: Will you be crazily upset if you lost ten thousand dollars? Or will you be so absurdly happy if you won the same amount in the lottery? Which emotion will be stronger, lasting and more powerful? Studies show that … Continue reading

The Word that Made Stan Sad

I don’t know why I remembered them this morning. J.D. Salinger called them “two Heaven-sent artists and men.” Compliments don’t get much better than that. I am of course talking about Stan and Ollie. And it’s all about life and … Continue reading

How To Start Your Day (With Jazz, Banjo & Economics)

7.00 am and I’ve been up for a couple of hours already. Drinking coffee, canvassing the morning news and major headlines, trying to ease into a major project I’ll be working on for the weekend and the next 48 hours. … Continue reading

Much to Do About Nothing: Summer Thoughts

Dawn – and I am up posting this on my blog. I feel kind of guilty having abandoned it for the last week or so. Yes, it’s summer and the whiff of leisure and vacationing wonder is in the air. … Continue reading

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