Thank you so much for this, Agnes. Although many have been forced to slow down during the pandemic, the situation is not peaceful. We are living in a constant state of worry and turmoil.
Ben is the same as your husband - serene and balanced compared to hectic me. But, I recently entered semi-retirement and am trying, really trying, to slow down and not feel so damn obligated all the time.
It's working - little-by-little.
Like your turtle photos, my great blue heron photos "transport me to another place" - reminding me to breathe and be still.