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A Simply Enjoyable Christmas

If we can just make it through the holidays!


Have you ever been guilty of saying this?.


What if you didn’t have to make it… 960 more words

American Samoa

Reconsidering The Blog

It’s almost been a year now since I began this blog.  At the time, I began it because I didn’t see a lot of conversion stories being told, at least not being told in detail with all the complexity involved.  437 more words


Shipping Container + Homestead = Spoiled & Giddy Us


By golly – our container has come!

We’ve been saving up for years, and it’s finally here. Goodness, can you believe it? And it seems that just as tough as it was to save up for, it was just as tough to get the stinking thing down our driveway and into the very good and perfectly open spot! 1,952 more words


Here’s your child’s diagnosis... now off you go!

I wasn’t going to write anymore posts before Christmas, I still have so much to do, writing cards, buying the last few gifts, wrapping a mountain of presents! 1,324 more words

Autistic Spectrum Disorders

How a Trip to the Ends of the Earth Helped Me Make Peace with Christmas as a Jew

Last week, I traveled to the north slope of Alaska, about as far north as anyone can go, and I spent almost a week in an oil camp.  599 more words


In the Darkness of a Blizzard

At the northern edge of humanity
hidden in a polar embrace
forbidden candles flicker and dance
outside wind howls
in the hallway, workers trudge day and night… 127 more words


I want a baby, but...

not optimizing my cycle for the last 8+ weeks has been wonderful.

I know my body has needed a break after being pregnant 3 times in 7  months, but I was nervous to stop. 262 more words