The Daily Respite

Clara Parkes
A brief interval of relief delivered to your inbox every morning.
Created 06 Mar 2020
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  • September 23, 2021
    23 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 32 15
    Good morning! It’s Thursday, and I come to you with a question I never thought I’d ask: Did you know that some geese are fans of the harmonica? “For it is in giving that we receive.” ― St. Francis of ...
  • September 22, 2021
    22 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 37 15
    Good morning! Well this is it, the autumnal equinox. Summer is behind us now. If you missed last night’s full Harvest Moon coming up over the horizon, not to worry. Someone else caught it. Ross McLend...
  • September 21, 2020
    21 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 40 18
    Good morning! Everybody up! It’s Tuesday, and tonight will be the 21st night of September. For those of you who were with us last year, you may remember what that means. If you’re new, prepare to find...
  • September 20, 2021
    20 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 39 13
    Good morning! Today is Monday. Let’s kick off this week with a big ole dose of joy. Buitengebieden @buitengebieden_ Sound on if you need a laugh.. 😏 September 15th 20211,305 Retweets9,336 Likes “Laug...
  • September 19, 2021
    19 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 32 12
    Good morning! It’s Sunday. Slip on your shoes and come outside with me. I want to show you my favorite spot in the woods. It’s about halfway between the old dirt road and the ocean, and it’s the best ...
  • September 18, 2021
    18 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 33 14
    Good morning! Happiest of Saturdays to you. Yesterday at the subscriber gathering we talked about our special animal. You know, the one that feels like good luck whenever you spot it? For Respiteer Re...
  • September 17 Get-Together: What's Your Animal?
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  • September 17, 2021
    17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 26 13
    Good morning! It’s Friday. Any plans for the weekend? Here’s an idea. “Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.” —Lewis Carroll My dear paid subscribers who make all this possible, s...
  • September 16, 2021
    16 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 50 29
    Good morning! It’s Thursday. During our Friday subscriber gatherings, several of you have mentioned being anxious about returning to the office. May I offer some comfort? julia hobsbawm @juliahobsbawm...
  • September 15, 2021
    15 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 34 25
    Good morning! It’s Wednesday. Crank up the volume, we’re headed back to the ‘80s. Today needs a push. “The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” —Mark Twain Off you go, Clara
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