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Day 306: Chill

We had a lot of sun today, but it was still pretty cold outside following our first snow yesterday. We spent a little time outdoors, but mostly we hunkered down inside. It felt good, though, to have that chill in … Continue reading

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Day 305: Lag

OK, I know that Georgia and North Carolina are in the same time zone, but I really do feel like I’m jet lagged. Sure, maybe it’s because I was up too late last night, spending time with old friends, and … Continue reading

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Day 303: Return

I’ve been in Atlanta for the past 36 hours or so, and today I had a chance to swing by our old house. I felt no nostalgia, no longing. I didn’t experience the uncanny either. It was just a house. … Continue reading

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Day 302: Sign

So I am back in Atlanta for the next few days, attending a workshop–and visiting with some friends. It’s good to see my friends, that’s for sure, but to be honest there isn’t a lot about the city that I’m … 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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Day 282: Relocate

No, not homes. We’ve done that once already this year, and hopefully won’t be moving houses for a while. No, tonight I relocated stuff. The bedroom is still a pretty chaotic place–not exactly the refuge I had tried to put … Continue reading

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Day 278: Infuse

We had a nice cold snap the past couple of days, with our first light frost this morning. We’ve started in on that wood stack, but I think even if we are burning fires every day, it should last us … Continue reading

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Day 276: Host

I’ve written before about how much easier it is for me to be a host rather than a guest. And while I’ve learned much by allowing myself to be someone’s guest, tonight I get to sing the praises of playing … Continue reading

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Day 271: Housekeep

Sundays have become our adventure days–as long as the weather holds out, it’s our time to hit one of the many day hikes within easy reach of our home. But not today. Left to my own devices, I would probably … Continue reading

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Day 262: Consolidate

Some days it’s all about the little victories. I seem to be gaining back the initiative to dig into the last of those boxes from the move. Our master bathroom is the worst right now. I ended up leaving the … Continue reading

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