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Project 258

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Heretofore, the Dew Abiders thought we had the market cornered on making “simple living” as complicated as possible. Such as: “We could compost these…

Shelved

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Observant folks may have noticed there’s a new tab atop The Dew’s home page, one marked “Bookshelf.” Because friends often ask us to recommend…

Frugal Hedonism

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I love my crazy life. Love that I no longer sit in a cube farm wasting hours on silly tasks. Love that our selective…

Bread Bitch

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A recent email: Folks – please know, be apprised-cognizant, advised and fully aware — that the birthday bread brought to us by y’all is beyond…

Walk this way

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Cool morning, and I’m out chopping wood in the empty lot behind the house. I figured if I was going to destroy my spine…

Trespassing

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“To get to the heart of America,” writes Ken Ilgunas, “we cannot simply walk its forests and fields; rather we must cut through its…

‘Dead’ write

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Today we present a special audio edition of The Dew Abides, where we interview author J. Aaron Sanders, a novelist and associate professor of…

Shelf-ish

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The unused space inside our four fireplaces has driven us to a fiery rage for 12 years. Only, with no actual place to put that fire….

Still the one

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In one of the opening scenes of a documentary on moonshiner Popcorn Sutton, the scrawny old fella in overalls is scoping out creeks to…