Tag Archives: abundance

Day 365: Still

I still have so many boxes squirreled away that still need unpacking. And I still have lots and lots of stuff in storage, which some day I will need to sort through again. And I still have clutter piling up … Continue reading

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Day 359: Surround

This morning, we were opening presents around the tree. My wife fell a bit behind in opening her own packages, which our youngest had been doling out to each of us. My wife looked to her left and to her … Continue reading

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Day 332: Consume

I’d like to say that I participated in “Buy Nothing Day,” but that wasn’t the case. I wanted to repair my mother-in-law’s toilet in her guest bathroom so that it would stop cycling every fifteen or so minutes, so I … Continue reading

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Day 331: Recreate

We had a lazy Thanksgiving–just the the five of us and my mother-in-law. We made casseroles and turkey and stuffing and so on. We took a moment before eating to honor my father-in-law. And we took turns sharing with each … Continue reading

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Day 321: Recompose

So I’ve been trying to do a little better with food waste. I’m letting go of that fear of not having enough when it comes to family dinner, which means I’m having fewer leftovers. And the kids, good sports that … Continue reading

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Day 307: Adjust

OK, so I didn’t stay up late last night, and I actually got to sleep in a little this morning (our kids’ schools had a delayed start to allow the last of the ice on the roads to melt)–but still, … Continue reading

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Day 266: Ration

There’s no denying it: we waste food. I enjoy cooking, and I enjoy family meals. But I am guilty of cooking more than my family will eat in one sitting. Maybe it’s because I’m afraid of not having enough at … Continue reading

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