June 18 Get-Together: Glug Glug GlugHello, my dear Respiteers! The day is Friday. The doors to our virtual clubhouse are wide open. Only this time, I’m asking you to bring your fav…
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Good morning! It’s Friday. Quick, grab your things. We’re going kayaking in Norway. “This song of the waters is audible to every ear, but there is othe…
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Good morning! It’s Thursday already. We’ve crossed the Tasman Sea to Jervis Bay, Australia, where we’re just in time to see the bioluminescence. (There…
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Good morning! Today is Wednesday. We’re in New Zealand, and although we’re indoors, we’re still outdoors. We’ve waded deep into the glowworm caves at W…
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Good morning! Today is Tuesday. We’ve left Oregon behind and headed east. Our destination is Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania. We have a date with a dr…
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Good morning! Back to Monday, are we? I’ve decided that it’s too pretty to stay indoors this week. Instead, let’s visit beautiful outdoor spaces for ou…
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Good morning! Ahhh, tis Sunday. “No borders, just horizons - only freedom.” —Amelia Earhart
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Good morning! It’s Saturday. From yesterday’s bumbling bees we move to an animal that always has grace: the swan. “The journey, not the arrival, matter…
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June 11 Get-Together: How do you Treat Yourself?Hello, my dear Respiteers! Tis Friday, and the doors to our playroom are hereby open. Won’t you come inside and join us for the next hour? This …
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Good morning! It’s Friday, and contrary to what you saw yesterday, bees are not always so graceful. “Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. …
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Good morning! Today is Thursday. You never know what you’ll see when you slow things down—and bees are no exception. “For fast-acting relief, try slowi…
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Good morning! It’s Wednesday. Have you ever had a tree sneak up on you? That’s exactly how these two majestic pagoda dogwoods arrived in our garden. On…
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