This Months Featured Articles2021-12-27T10:37:06-05:00

This Month’s Featured Articles…

Immersed In Nature

Within the last few decades, technology has certainly kept the pace buzzing. While access to a wealth of information on our phones certainly has its advantages, we’re also continually distracted and interrupted by the constant flow of emails, texts, and phone calls. During our leisure time, we often scroll through Instagram or check Facebook or Twitter rather than enjoy the reality of the world around us. While we scroll our devices, we’re missing out on connecting with those around us or just taking in the [...]

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Reading the Cards

It’s Sunday, and I’m on a walk and casting about for something to do. A manicure? Nah. Hmmm… what’s this? A drop-in tarot reading? Why not? I’d been seeing posts about tarot on Instagram and in articles here or there. This year, Dior launched its spring/summer collection with an opulent tarot-inspired video, and the UK’s The Sun has a daily tarot card interpretation on its website. Significant upheavals in my life and the never-ending COVID cloud have me wondering about the bigger picture, a universe [...]

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Make January a Jump-Start

The holidays are over. The lights will soon be coming down. The dreariness of January, February, March, and – yes – even April looms like a black hole of bah humbug. And yet, this seemingly dreary time of year in our beloved Northeast can be a great gift. A new year symbolizes hope and beginnings. It’s time to leave last year behind and be present to what’s possible now and going forward. Days and weeks that are characterized by cold temperatures and early nights are [...]

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Homegrown Leadership

In a letter to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson once wrote “Agriculture … is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to wealth, good morals and happiness….” and, as he sat overlooking his famous gardens from his home in Monticello, VA, wrote to a friend saying, “I am entirely a farmer, soul and body, never scarcely admitting a sentiment on any other subject.” There was good reason for our country’s foremost political leader to feel so connected to farming and the agricultural [...]

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Area Caregivers Tackle New Era of Challenge

Exploring the healthcare crisis in 2021 can be compared to taking a treacherous voyage toward the center of the Earth. There are layers upon layers of complex challenges that, despite their sturdy exterior, must be dug through and the closer one gets to the core, the hotter it gets until a molten level of anxiety is reached. Born out of a global pandemic, hospitals and healthcare institutions across the country (and the globe) are in many ways still reeling in the face of ongoing volatility. [...]

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