Being Intentional in the New Year
January 3, 2018

“Men will be good or bad builders as a result of building well or badly… Thus, in one word, states of character arise out of like activities. This is why the activities we exhibit must be of a certain kind…” Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics The activities we perform must be of a certain […]

Making a Castle, This Time of Year
December 28, 2016

“At this time of the year–the Christmas and New Year time–I am seldom out of my Castle. For the associations of the season seem to hold me there, and the precepts of the season seem to teach me that it is well to be there.” Charles Dickens, in ‘The Poor Relation’s Story’ […]

Wednesday Quotes
The Window of the New Year
December 30, 2015

“On New Year’s Eve, at about quarter to twelve o’clock at night, the master of the house and all that are with him go about from room to room opening every door and window, however cold the weather be, for thus, they say, the old year and its burdens can go out […]

Wednesday Quotes
A Wish for the New Year
December 31, 2013

“On New Year’s Eve, at about quarter to twelve o’clock at night, the master of the house and all that are with him go about from room to room opening every door and window, however cold the weather be, for thus, they say, the old year and its burdens can go out […]