Spring Ritual

There was a time when cleaning was an annual ritual in most well-run homes. Each year, the coming of the spring equinox was greeted with a flurry of activity. Beds were stripped, mattresses aired, winter linens cleaned and stored. Mops, brooms, dusters, scrub brushes – all were pressed into service. The dust and grime of […]

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Commitment – staying true to our resolutions

Today marks the the first day of Spring in my part of the world. A new season, a new beginning. But New Year Resolutions season is past. And the chances are, if you were optimistic enough to make any, they are now in the same state as the midnight fireworks of December 31st – mere […]

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