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small steps

Moving to the new place we had some complications getting internet set up so we started signing out movies from the library. As such it seemed buying a dvd player would be a good move. 221 more words


Day 244: Two-Thirds Down and Thoughts Turn to Next Year

Two-thirds of the way down, and I feel just fine, in fact more than just fine. I’ve become so comfortable in my buynothing skin that it just seems like it was an inevitable accomplishment (so much so that it was rather a non-accomplishment). 387 more words

Five for Fun

1. There is a dog in my house, and he just might end up being ours. We’ve been giving a lot of thought to adding a four-legged member to our family, but both my cat allergy and my father’s rodent-loathing have narrowed our choices considerably. 325 more words


Triathlon Giving Challenge

I can only think of one big question at a time, and right now it is ‘What I can do to make the world a better place for my family, friends, community and beyond?’ The answer really seems to be to conserve so that I can afford to be generous. 586 more words

Day 230: Kids and Happiness

I have been pondering the issue of happiness and kids. Does having kids make you happy? Having our son, I would like to think made me happier, but truth be told it’s a bit more complex than that, as many things of course are. 1,024 more words

Day 226: Skis, Trees and Pianos

We just came back from a weekend skiing, and it was fantastic. Primarily because we went skiing with some very good friends and made new friends along the way. 258 more words