Posts Tagged 'Happiness'

The Value of Snow Days

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The Value of Snow Days

Last week I put a spoon under my pillow and turned my PJs inside out. It worked! I woke up to a Snow Day, an official day to toss out the To-Do list and play. The thought of a Snow Day holds as much allure to me as it does to school-aged kids. At 50-years-old and counting, one might think I’m a bit old to buy into the giddy excitement of a Snow Day, but I am not. I ...

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Becoming a Lake

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Becoming a Lake

An aging master grew tired of his apprentice’s complaints. One morning, the master sent the apprentice to get some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master told him to mix a handful of salt in a glass of water and drink it.

“How does it taste?” the master asked.

“Bitter,” said the apprentice.

The master chuckled and then asked the young man to take the same handful of salt and put it in the lake. The two walked in silence to the nearby ...

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