By Sharon Parker
|candle holder coaster by My Little Chickadee|
But on Friday, before the sun sets, she reminds me that she won't be answering her phone or e-mail. She takes a break from the volunteer work we both do together, as well as her various part-time jobs, and, as I see it, recharges her batteries.
It seems to me that we should all be doing that. It doesn't matter what religion you observe, or if you follow any religion, we would all benefit from a full day of turning off the phone, computer, and any other electronic device, and take a little time to find our serene center.
|mug by Sue Pariseau Potter|
But could I actually do it? Could I tune out the busy world for a day?
Well, I do know this much: a few evocative objects like those below, all hand made by Minnesota artists and crafters, would surely help me carve out the time (even if not for a full day), to savor a little unplugged respite from time to time.
|(click on the image to view the collection on Etsy)|