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The Dangling Conversation

There are conversation starters and conversation stoppers…delightful openings that have everyone vying for vocal position  and dark explorations that have everyone staring into their drinks. I’ve been thinking about a conversation stopper for weeks now and I’m beginning to think … Continue reading

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Nineteen Hats, Ten Teacups…

Such an emotional catharsis this week…sobbing one moment, stomping angrily the next. And strangely, no connection to what might be the cause, current or past. Sure, there were maddening moments and memories that brought some sadness, but the strength of … Continue reading

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Wednesday

I have fallen in love with Wednesday. I rarely have meetings scheduled for the day and the evenings are normally unplanned. It’s a bit like having a Sunday in the middle of the week. A true resting place. This morning, … Continue reading

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Priming the Pump

I write like opening a window like listening to the wind pulling the chariot of the sun above the horizon I write like surfing a wave like skimming the surface on the ocean of longing near the shore I write … Continue reading

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A Word About Sundays…

When I first considered blogging about simple living, I thought that it might be an oxymoron.  But it turns out that writing regularly about simplicity keeps me thinking about it… keeps me focused on whether or not my choices foster simplicity.  … Continue reading

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City Mouse, Country Mouse

I grew up in Seattle and though I love the rural paradise where I live now, the city still lures me.  I crave the buzz of energy and the visual stimulation of architecture and art. Most of the time, after … Continue reading

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Bigger Might be Better, But Small is Good Enough

I live in a House for One Person, 360 sq ft of richly layered sanctuary.  This house fits me.  Like Goldilocks searching for the perfect chair, I have lived in Too Big houses and once, on a 33ft sailboat, a … Continue reading

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