I believe in the rule of three. When I hear something three times, I pay attention. “Relax” said my friend, watching my analysis of the political happenings of the day, my voice speeding up as though to catch my waving arms. “Relax” said my instructor at my Tuesday night belly dance lesson as my mind…

After the doctor examined me he handed me a list of recommendations. At the top list were three simple words: Do not rush. It was an appropriate prescription. My driving record revealed I’d had more than one speeding ticket in the same year. I completed college in three years. I opted for the “Fast Track”…

This morning I awoke before the sun.  The sky was somehow tinged pink, having discarded its usual black, to cast an illumination on the snow falling.  Everything was still and quiet as the snow gave its salute to serenity.  I sat still for the better part of an hour watching the snowflakes fall against the…