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Walk, don’t run

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If you were to set a soundtrack to the concept of “simple living,” it would likely be some sort of Americana playlist. The Band….

Wild Edges

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Back in college, I had the great fortune to attend a seminar taught by Dr. Maya Angelou. On the first day, each of the twenty-five…

Happy Earth Day…

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… with love from Jenn, Brad and the world’s tiniest flower. Where the presidential candidates stand on climate change. 7 things we’ve learned about…

Bin there, dung that

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When it comes to compost, we don’t really know crap. There are a million schools of thought on the best way to turn those leftover…

Push in the Stops

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As of our April 1st payment, Operation Mortgage is one-third complete, and we’re surprised to find it’s changed the way we look at holidays and celebrations….

On the Money

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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…

(Gr)attitude

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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…

The Call

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