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Day 190: Orchestrate

We have to coordinate a lot of moving pieces right now. I just got done writing out a couple of paragraphs’ worth of details explaining all the things that need to be done by about a half dozen people in … Continue reading

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Day 187: Narrate

Sorry if these posts seem a bit truncated lately–it will probably remain that way for the next week as we go through the final push of loading up for the move… that and my oldest son’s National Championship, which happens … Continue reading

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Day 182: Recover

So… it looks like I might have thrown away a somewhat important piece of paper that I need. And I couldn’t help it–after digging around the house and not finding it anywhere, that little, clutter-loving voice in my head piped … Continue reading

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Day 179: Hesitate

OK, “hesitating” doesn’t really sound too much like living deliberately, but hear me out on this one. I was up super-early this morning to get my son to his training camp. Then back home, to pay some bills and to … Continue reading

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Day 144: Declassify

To be honest, I really wanted to call this entry “defile,” since I’ve already set a precedent of bad puns for titles, but I just couldn’t bring myself to do it. My wife and I dug in deep today. “The … Continue reading

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Day 123: Demolish

When I started this yearlong project, I didn’t know that I would be getting such a big motivation to reduce our lives to its bare essentials. Nine weeks is not a lot of time to pack up a house and … Continue reading

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Day 119: Repeat

Boy, there are some days when I think: what a boring blog this must be! Especially on days like today–no big revelations, no deep insights, and no house-cleansing purges. Just basic, daily maintenance. One little insight–though it’s something I’ve commented … Continue reading

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Day 111: Maintain

Mondays are always a bit tough for me to get through more than just the basics. I have tended to focus on quick fix items for the most part–a bookshelf here or there; maybe some refrigerator magnets tossed away–that sort … Continue reading

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Day 97: Unearth

Today’s entry was supposed to be more literal than figurative. I meant to turn the soil in the garden and prepare the earth for planting. But we have had major rains for the past 24 hours, so I will have … Continue reading

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Day 80: Purge

OK, today’s focus should be a maintenance activity, I realize–but it seems like our fridge is always overflowing with tubs of leftovers, half-empty pickle jars, and an odd assortment of sauces and pastes that rarely, if ever, get used. So … Continue reading

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