Monthly Archives: May 2014

Day 150: Open

It’s getting pretty chaotic in the house right now. I know, I know… we are in process. There are boxes piled up in increasingly precarious towers, and various bags intended for various destinations strewn about the floor, and furniture pulled … Continue reading

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Day 149: Flow

OK, it’s a major clich√©, and an out of date one at that, but today has been a good reminder of how simple it can be to go with the flow. I’ve been dithering on The Pods–how many do we … Continue reading

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Day 148: Compromise

My youngest stayed overnight at a friend’s house last night, and then was gone most of the day as well. When she and her mother finally got home this evening, I had already been at work in her bedroom for … Continue reading

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Day 147: Break

So it’s summertime around here, by most measures. The kids are out of school, and a lot of our daily schedules are changing. Normally, I’m driving my oldest boy to the gym on Mondays and Wednesdays for his team practice, … Continue reading

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Day 146: Vary

Today was a smorgasbord of downsize activities. With so much to plow through, I thought it might be easier to hop around from one task to the next. A little variety to keep things interesting… and to keep me from … Continue reading

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Day 145: Age Out

We tackled the kids’ clothes today. Well, two out of three kids, at least–but we did start with the hardest first: our eight-year-old fashionista. In theory, thinning out the kids’ wardrobe should be easy. After all: as long as they … Continue reading

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Day 144: Declassify

To be honest, I really wanted to call this entry “defile,” since I’ve already set a precedent of bad puns for titles, but I just couldn’t bring myself to do it. My wife and I dug in deep today. “The … Continue reading

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Day 143: Rank

I’ve taken the time, now and then, to reflect on what I’ve written on this blog, and what sorts of patterns or themes I can see emerging. I thought it might be time to do that again, only this time, … Continue reading

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Day 142: Reset

I think I have to reset my clock by a little bit. I realized today just how not in the moment I have been lately. Everything that I am doing, it seems, is aimed at that date in mid-July when … Continue reading

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Day 141: Sip

There are certainly going to be a few things that I will miss when we move out of the Atlanta area in a few weeks. One of those¬† things will be my easy access to banh mi sandwiches. Another will … Continue reading

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