Category Archives: Simplicity

Renew, Reuse, Recycle…

We live in a fairly eco-conscious area, so when my older daughter (OD) started kindergarten, she began talking about the importance of “renew, reuse, recycle.” We have a great recycling program in our city, so very little goes to waste; … Continue reading

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Preempting the Holiday Blues, Part II: Simplicity

Yesterday Jeff and I went to see the new movie version of “Anna Karenina.” Although I might have preferred a more traditional take on the novel (the movie kept pushing the concept of “life is a stage,” which I feel … Continue reading

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The virtues of older houses

I spent much of this weekend trying to make our 1942 house – with its tiny closets, single bathroom, and many quirks – function better in our current lives. My youngest daughter is almost three and now largely trained in … Continue reading

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