Simple Dollar is really plugging into the Kindred Spirit department lately, including this post on being a control freak:
He argues that trying to organize everything by making lists, dictating, etc. -- and then doing nothing -- costs more than if you lightened up in the first place.
Husband is taking me off for a cabin/hot springs/fourwheeling weekend...in between working on The Book, finishing up some appraising and some other commitments, I am trying to remind myself of this! ("Just pack fast, throw in some stuff for meals -- and FORGET IT.")
Maybe Husband (and hopefully Little Brother and his wife) will consider an Irish vacation in the future -- look at the price on this. $499 covers airfare, place to stay and car...wow!