Have you ever longed for a real get-away, by yourself, for a few days or even weeks? Of course you have. There’s that siren call of chucking every obligation in our hectic lives, just
Respite on Hell’s Half Acre, off the coast of Maine
walking away from every loathsome chore. We deserve a little freedom from the burdens of life. We fantasize that if we do, we’ll be rewarded with peace and restoration. We seek sufficient sleep.
But when people give in to this call, what do they do next? They get out the credit card and book themselves into a holiday they can barely afford, and pack it full of ‘experiences.’ They call it a ‘get-away’ and yet, they don’t get away from much of anything, and when they come home, they’re exhausted and feel further behind. Continue reading