Family vacations

by Jessie K on April 10, 2014

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI read something recently about how our memories of the day-to-day become one big blur as we age: work, school, obligations — it’s hard to recall the particulars of those events because we did them all the time.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIt’s actually the break-from-routine experiences we remember the longest, according to researchers.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI needed to hear this because it’s too easy to feel guilty for taking time off (especially for those of us who are self employed).

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANow we have a scientific reason for taking more family vacations. Hooray!

(June’s Spring Break is next week so I’ll be taking a few more days off for travel, in other words.)

(Photos by Dave Knadler)

 

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