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Beauty in what remains

After my podcast with Nina last week, I was inspired to store all but five each of our plates, bowls, drinking glasses, coffee mugs, and silverware. We don’t have much of that to begin with, but I still felt like we were washing more dishes than seemed necessary for our family of five. So I (read more…)

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Conquer your small fears

As you start this week, may you conquer your small fears. Because when they’re fears, they’re big to you. I haven’t gotten back to my running game like I had hoped this spring (I was on a no-running hiatus for a year after I tore my ACL). And quite frankly, the reason is a little (read more…)

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Weekend links

The 276 :: A new project by contributor Charlie Park, in response to the horrific kidnapping in Nigeria What they will remember :: Chatting at the Sky How not to be disappointed this Mother’s Day :: Lisa-Jo Baker Home behind the sun and an analog resistance :: Seth Haines (on his wife Amber’s blog) …and (read more…)

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#065: Going Badger

Nina Nelson lives with her family… in a school bus. Yep, four kids, two adults, in a revamped bus—and they’re loving every minute of it. Tsh chats with her friend about lessons learned from downsizing, living with only the necessities, and having plenty of time for what really matters. (If you’re reading via email or (read more…)

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How to not be obnoxious even though you’re passionate

I’ve noticed a recent trend in my life. After a conversation with an acquaintance, an episode of a TV show, a chapter in a book, or otherwise some other sort of small interaction with new information, I tend to immediately need to outwardly process said information with Kyle (I am an INTJ, after all—that’s one (read more…)

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