Monthly Archives: June, 2010

  • July 2010

    This July is a month when we might want to engage the summer activities of recreation, holiday trips and relaxing in the summer sun. Our attention may be more on looking for good times with family and good friends rather than the events occurring in the world. We might feel as though we would prefer to enjoy our lives instead of being anxious about how the world at large, spinning out of control, might impact us…

  • Summer 2010

    Summer begins on the 21st of June with the Summer Solstice as the Sun enters Cancer, and those of us in the Northern Hemisphere enjoy the longest day of sunlight during the year. The usual expectations by many of us for the summer season are somewhat akin to the George Gershwin refrain from Porgy and Bess: “It’s summer time, and the living is easy.”

    But we find ourselves in 2010 and while we wish that our living were easy, that desire is not often present day reality. On the contrary, these times and this summer seem more like volatile extremes.