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I forgot to coup the chickens last night.

After the original escape attempts by the blondies fiasco, I had to coup the chickens for a few weeks before sundown, just to teach them where they were going to sleep. 1,172 more words


A Lesson From My Son

    My son was so thrilled to have his aunt and uncle seated on either side of his car seat. We were dropping them, and my mother-in-law, off at the airport for their trip to Colorado. 678 more words

"Micro-Homes" Sprout Up All Over Bay Area To House The Growing Homeless Population

Roughly one year ago we shared the plans of a billionaire real estate developer in San Francisco who wanted to build communities for the homeless in Bay Area neighborhoods using stackable steel shipping containers (see: … 578 more words


SHORT STORIES: "Socrates and his House" (the treasure of true friends) by James Baldwin

Socrates and his House

There once lived in Greece a very wise man whose name was Socrates. Young men from all parts of the land went to him to learn wisdom from him; and he said so many pleasant things, and said them in so delightful a way, that no one ever grew tired of listening to him. 81 more words


The Dream of a Small Home

One day I would like to live in a small home. Not too big, not too small. I say ‘house’ only because I’d like to be able to install my own solar panels and host a beehive, but I know that accommodating apartment managers can also facilitate these desires. 394 more words

Life & General

Cold Cold

We’ve had a cold front down here in Florida. It got to the low 40s!

Our house is about eighty years old. It’s mostly one big room and it’s not insulated at all. 596 more words


The Weekend Before Christmas

As this is the last weekend before Christmas (Christmas Eve is on a Sunday and Christmas on Monday). I have been prepping for the holidays as I feel like the Saturday before Christmas Eve will be chaos.  294 more words

Going Small