Monthly Archives: May 2014

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 thoseĀ  things will be my easy access to banh mi sandwiches. Another will … Continue reading

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Day 140: Trudge

Today is just a one-foot-in-front-of-the-other kind of day. I’ve yanked down another twenty books–I’ve cleared half of the bookshelf I wanted to empty out…and with each book I take town, the harder it gets. I also tackled another closet–a mish-mash … Continue reading

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Day 139: Recruit

Ok, I know I have already written about the importance of gaining allies in the house as we take steps as a family toward living more simply. Today, though, I’ve gone a step further: I’m enlisting recruits. If you’ve been … Continue reading

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Day 138: Continue

We got back to our (Atlanta) home around 8pm tonight, which left me just enough time to to pull together another bag of donation clothing before the charity pick-up later this week. After coming face-to-face with the difference in scale … Continue reading

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Day 137: Discover

Today, I “discovered” Little Wilson–much in the same way Columbus “discovered” the New World, I suppose. I have made three different attempts to find the trailhead for this particular crag, and today–equipped with a couple of reliable leads, my two … Continue reading

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