What Exactly Is Slow Love?

I'm frequently asked, What exactly is slow love? And I'm frequently stumped for a quick reply. How to explain something that is not a thing? It is, rather, a feeling; perhaps, even, a state of being, more a process, or an approach to life. But with the publication of my memoir, Slow Love: How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas, and Found Happiness, in paperback -- yippee! -- and with the sudden realization that I've been tending the Slow Love Life blog for more than a year -- wow! -- I thought I'd make a series of deliberate attempts to answer the question, So just what is slow love?...more
this resonates deeply with me and I completely agree with all of it. Well written and ...more

9/11 Anniversary: Making The Bed

Over the years, people have asked me for a copy of the column I wrote for House and Garden in 2001, the day after 9/11. (A mere decade ago, we didn't put our copy online.) I never had the heart to dig through boxes looking for a back issue. But as the tenth anniversary of 9/11 nears, I've had that terrible day constantly, vividly, on my mind....more
Thank you for sharing. So touching.more