Dew Abides living on minimum wage

On the Money

We survived the first month on the new budget, but there were some surprising revelations. Withdrawal. And not the kind from an ATM. The first…

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(Gr)attitude

On this week’s On Being podcast, Brother David Steindl-Rast speaks about the importance of gratitude, and something he said stopped me in my tracks. He…

bald eagle sighting at The Dew Abides

The Call

I know, I know. This has nothing to do with homesteading. But our two eagles have returned for a second winter, hunting behind the…

The Mortgaged Heart at The Dew Abides

Mortgaged Heart

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions, but Brad and I are doing something a little unusual. Instead of a laundry list of projects, we’ve…

Wreathmaking with The Dew Abides

Branching Out

Charlie Brown isn’t the only one this season filling overlooked greenery with holiday cheer. While at the hardware store, my sister-in-law noticed a garbage…

Dew Abides in Richland on #takebackfriday

Thank Tank

For most, Thanksgiving kicks off the craziest time of the year, but we chose, instead, to spend the weekend enjoying our leisurely, unplugged traditions:…