Hello 2016

There is something forced and arbitrary about celebrating New Year’s Eve that I’ve sometimes bristled against. Some of this surely ┬áis based on the fact that I worked it for many years, serving food and drinks to people often desperate to have a good time. It is not a celebration that always brings out the…

Let me count the ways…

Maybe it’s because we enter a new year with a count-down. Or maybe we are all so goal focused at this time year that we find counting reassuring towards marking our progress. Whatever it is, all the counting is starting to drive me crazy. Count the calories on your plate, the number of vegetables eaten…