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Restraint must enter

“An element of abstention, of restraint, must enter into all finer joys.” — Vida D. Scudder I think one of the nicest things we can do for ourselves is learning to enjoy things without wanting to own them.  This is trickier with some things than with others, of course, and what appeals to the eyes …

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A walk will do more good

“A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.”  —   Paul Dudley White My own experience bears out the truth of Dr. White’s observation.  I can’t say enough about how much walking helps me.  It clears my over-stimulated brain, lifts my …

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Libraries will get you through

“Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.” — Anne Herbert Whenever I am feeling grouchy about paying taxes, I try to think of the wonderful public libraries that have given so much to our family over the years.  I can think of …

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