Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

Ten MInutes of Mindfulness

When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day, simply by being mindful and experiencing the present moment. Click here to listen.

Family Passover Recipes

Looking for that family passover recipe that your grandmother never got around to sharing? Sarah gathers her favorites, all in one video, like her light and fluffy Matzo Ball Soup, a delicious and juicy slow cooker brisket, and a very simple chewy coconut macaroon. Click here.


One Minute Meditation to Reduce Stress

Enjoy this peaceful mini meditation from Headspace that will help lessen your stress. Click here.

Take a Walk through the Cherry Trees

Enjoy this short video of the Cherry trees in bloom at the New York Botanical Garden. Click here to enjoy.

Upcoming Alexandria Library

World Short Story Discussion Group Thursday, April 1: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Join us for a virtual discussion of two stories: Flannery O’Connor’s “Everything That Rises Must Converge” and John Updike’s “Pigeon Feather.” Click here to register.

Legacy of the Green Cabinetmakers Wednesday, April 7, 12:00 PM

Join Kerry Mitchell, Curator at Carlyle House Historic Park, who will give a presentation about James Green and his family’s life in Alexandria. Click here to register.


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