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Monthly archives: August 2014

The Tao of Tending

HOW SMALL TASKS  BECOME  BIG  DOINGS Curtis Seltzer You do a lot of tending on a farm. "Tend" in both English and other European languages is rooted in words that mean "to set on fire" or "to kindle." I thought about this at 3:30 a.m. one 25-below morning earlier this year, when Nellie, ou[...]

His Neighbors’ Keeper

THE SPECIAL STRENGTH TO PLACE AN ENTIRE COMMUNITY ON YOUR SHOULDERS Ken Taub How do we measure a healthy heart?  By how generously it pumps. People are known to help out individual strangers now and again.  Whatever the frequency, it is always significant.  So how significant is it when a pe[...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Retirement

FROM JUMPING THE WALL TO LIVING THE DREAM Terri Connett Just imagine. You wake up every day without the jolt of your alarm.  You no longer have hundreds of daily emails you can’t deal with because you’re in endless, pointless meetings.  No silly office politics.  No more B.S Brainstorm-of-the[...]