Tag Archives: abundance

Day 261: Select

Tonight, my youngest asked if we could make cupcakes for dessert. That request sent me down to the basement to retrieve the last of the unpacked kitchen boxes. I dragged the box upstairs and started to pull out stuff in … Continue reading

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Day 246: Recycle

So as promised yesterday, today I am recycling an old daily challenge, one of my first really: the pantry. Back on Day 4, I was realizing that my completely chaotic and utterly overflowing pantry was a daily nuisance to me, … Continue reading

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Day 241: Feel

This morning, after I woke up to the same song I woke up to yesterday, I decided to go back to edit–slightly–what I had posted. I wanted to add just two more lines from the song. So I did. But … Continue reading

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Day 237: Conserve

OK, so today is just the start of a challenge that will take a while to address, I’m afraid. We have a bit of a mystery on our hands: somehow, we are burning about twice as much electricity up here … Continue reading

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Day 233: Transition

I’veĀ  noticed something recently, which has made a little concerned: I have struggled more in the past week or so writing this blog than I have over the past 32 weeks. I don’t think I am “running out of steam,” … Continue reading

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Day 228: Localize

It turns out that our local community really is a local community. There are lots of locally owned businesses, and in fact, there is even a local discount card to encourage folks to buy from local merchants. We also have … Continue reading

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Day 203: Treat

We got ice cream tonight. Big deal, right? I mean–I can’t even tell you how many times we’ve driven down off the ridge and into town to get some ice cream at our local shop. I’ve joked with the kids … Continue reading

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