I went to Wegmans the other day, and lo, itâs beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Have you seen the plastic bags of Halloween candy stacked up like sandbags? Thanksgiving decorations spilling out of displays? Really? So soon?
A study by the Internet-based market research firm Harris Interactive revealed that 57 percent of Americans ended 2011 with unused vacation time, working, on average, 11 of their allotted days off. Thatâs 70 percent of their potential time to relax and spend time with family and friends!
Why do so many of us work rather than rest?
We might take a cue from classical musicians who find creative ways to combine work and pleasure, especially in the summer months.
You could own an original piece of visual art by composer Philip Glass. He donated a 6â X 6â piece to the Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Avenue in Rochester. The galleryâs director Blue Cease sent this picture of the back of the work:
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