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The major activity of the American Family appears to be "busyness." We do things. We don't just live in a family, we produce a family! We perform a family. Families simply must be -- or appear to be -- busy all the time.
I suspect the activities that consume all hours of the day and night are not as important as we think they are, and learning to step back and evaluate our priorities could help generate vital time to do nothing.