The 1998 poem “Dust If You Must” by Rose Milligan is going around the internet again. It starts with: Dust if you must, but wouldn’t it be better To paint a picture, or write a letter, Bake a cake, or plant a seed; Ponder the difference between want and need? Of course, painting and writing and pondering are quite sedentary activities. Cleaning is almost as … Continue reading Housework is Exercise – Get Dusting!
In the Northern Hemisphere, December 21 is the day that has the least number of daylight hours. Where I live, that is a scant 7 hours and 54 minutes. Today, the greatest altitude of the sun above the horizon will be 15.6 degrees. If you compare that to June 21, when there are 16 hours and 33 minutes of daylight, and the sun rises to … Continue reading The Winter Disorders – SAD and SDUSTD