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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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Reviving the art of smiling

Being more of a homebody than anything else, I’ve been trying to make an effort to get out of the house more often, simply to just be outdoors and get some much-needed Vitamin D. During my short trips outside the four walls of my home, I’ve noticed a strange but increasingly common trend: unsmiling people. (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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Tomato-stained stoves and dusty windowsills

As you start this week, may you shoo away any thought that whispers that your home isn’t good enough for table company. May you pick up the phone today and text that person you’ve wanted to invite over to share bread, coffee, whatever. I told Myquillyn in our most recent podcast that one of my (read more…)

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