Tag: time

Hinterland, Week Nine: Have a Mary Christmas

Hinterland, Week Nine: Have a Mary Christmas

Remember back in October when I said I wanted to chill the heck out and enjoy November? It took most of the month, but it really did happen last week. Not surprisingly, it happened on its own terms after I had mostly forgotten about it, and long after I tried to make it happen myself.

(Isn’t that true about all of the things, all of the time?)

There were several factors that made last week so enjoyable, but one of the nicest parts was that it didn’t feel rushed. It usually feels like December arrives before the apple pie … Continue reading

Quantity vs. Quality

Quantity vs. Quality

Maine Time Collage

I think it’s easy to vilify certain areas of life that seem unimportant in the long run. It’s easy to make a black and white equation out of it: electronics = bad, people = good. And even though I just spent the past few posts lauding the credibility of time spent on adventures instead of time spent with laptops, I think keeping it that simple doesn’t do the real point of the matter any justice.

I think it’s the quality of the time we spend that counts.

Here’s why I think that’s true:

Will I arrive at the end of … Continue reading