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Day 257: Tinker

Nope–no Sunday Adventure for me and the kids this week. In theory, September and October are supposed to be our driest months up here. That has not been the case lately, though. So this morning’s heavy fog and mist turned … Continue reading

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Day 254: Shake

Nope, even though I am very happy at my new job and in my new home in my new town, I didn’t expect that I would suddenly live a problem-free life. So today I had a bad day. Well, let … Continue reading

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Day 240: Commence

I retired my old alarm clock during the big purge. Now my phone wakes me up every morning. I set it to a song, usually changing it every few weeks just to have some variety. Right now, my wake up … Continue reading

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Day 238: Sound

Well, that’s not quite the right word. I was less the sounder than the soundee. I won’t go into details, because they really don’t matter, but today–in two very different contexts–I had the opportunity to allow someone else the time … Continue reading

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Day 234: Focus

Well, as I promised I would do yesterday, today I tried to focus on just one small thing, something to remind me of how simple it can be to live simply. So I dug back into my toolbox to one … Continue reading

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Day 217: Alter

Our geriatric cat is discovering her wild side. Every since moving up to the mountains, Skye has decided that she wants to be an outdoor cat. She had no interest in the outdoors back in Atlanta, but now, every time … Continue reading

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Day 198: Imperfect

Yes, I know it’s a perfectly good adverb–and if we were talking about grammar, we could call it a noun–but in keeping with the past 197 days, we are going to abuse “imperfect” into service as a verb…. As in: … Continue reading

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Day 155: Drill

It’s pretty easy to be fully in the moment and brimming with mindfulness while sitting on a hilltop, watching a sunset, but what about in the dentist’s office having a tooth filled? I had a dentist’s appointment today–the second of … Continue reading

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Day 140: Trudge

Today is just a one-foot-in-front-of-the-other kind of day. I’ve yanked down another twenty books–I’ve cleared half of the bookshelf I wanted to empty out…and with each book I take town, the harder it gets. I also tackled another closet–a mish-mash … Continue reading

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Day 138: Continue

We got back to our (Atlanta) home around 8pm tonight, which left me just enough time to to pull together another bag of donation clothing before the charity pick-up later this week. After coming face-to-face with the difference in scale … Continue reading

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