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Day 349: Crush

OK, it’s a “back to basics” post. It’s probably not a surprise that we still have some cardboard boxes lurking about the house. And equally unsurprising: the basement has started to pile up with empty boxes that “someday” will make … Continue reading

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Day 342: Sweep

It’s been happening again–that slow but steady creep of entropy. It starts with the little things. A mail order catalog that’s left on a counter, instead of ending up in recycling. A stuffed animal that worked its way out of … Continue reading

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Day 316: Arrange

It’s a Throwback Wednesday–or something like that. Back to making a simple change around the house to use space more intentionally. The cable guy came out to the house today, which meant I had to leave work early to let … Continue reading

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Day 314: Suspend

It always surprises me how little things can throw me off balance sometimes. Tonight, it was a technology malfunction. While my television watching has plummeted over the past three months, other family members have been missing their DVR, so we … Continue reading

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Day 297: Remake

My wife has been out of town for the past three days. No, I am not the stereotypical “helpless husband.” I can keep the kids fed and safe, and the house in relative order. But things do get a bit … Continue reading

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286: Transfer

Some things haven’t changed too much over the past 286 days. Finances would be one of them. While we are certainly not hurting for essentials, and the new job has been a help, our day to day money situation is … Continue reading

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Day 284: Acknowledge

OK, I’m feeling a little tight on words by Day 284, I guess. Tonight’s posting should really be “encourage” or “support,” but I’m going to have to go with “acknowledge.” Our bedroom has pretty much become the last refuge of … Continue reading

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