Some seasonal constants (and variables).
Welcome. We are approaching bean season , root vegetable and apple cider season, au less here in the northeastern US The green signifiers of autumn are heartwarming, like shifting leaves and shifting light: seasonal constants on a planet where nothing seemed certain for some time.
Seasonal constants for this season, at least.
This year many of us add an in-person back-to-school to the fall itinerary. For parents who have been performing the delicate home-learning and hybrid choreography for the past year and a half, this may be most welcome (or, for some, nervous) fall traffic signs.
In the past, September and school supplies were synonymous. Now, sending kids to a schoolthis main that is not a room in the house is a gift, we know it could be revoked.
What have we taken for granted? What other things do we perceive to be certain that might turn out not to be?
National parks . Two-day shipping . Cinema . Youth hostels . Hair loss . Grandchildren are still children .
Today, why not take a look at some of these things that seem permanent and think about what would you do if they were to change or disappear? It's a low-key way to appreciate what's happening now while acknowledging that it's not forever. You can do it with things you love and things you don't care about. The trees in front of the window, the traffic, your neighbors, a meeting. Drop-off and school pick-up, masked or unmasked. Go to work or take time off, at home or away from home.
Are there any “constants” in your life that you recently realized are not in fact not that constant? Tell us: athomeHfrance.fr . Make sure to include your full name and location and we may include your response in a future newsletter. We are At home and away . We will read every letter sent. More ideas for passing the time, whether you are at home or outdoors, appear below. I'll be back on Friday.
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