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The Dark Night

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“There are such a lot of things that have no place in summer and autumn and spring. Everything that’s a little shy and a…

Branching Out

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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…

Thank Tank

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

#takebackfriday

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The only thing on my shopping list was contact solution. An easy 10-minute detour at the store, right? That was before the disorienting sensory assault of…

The True Cost

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Yes, I’m a cheap bastard. Yes, I have the fashion sense of a narwhal. But the real reason I buy secondhand clothes goes deeper…

Samhain

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The back door was open to let in the sound of pouring rain, but it was the chattering of hundreds of birds, right behind…

Wood-In-It Be Nice

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What good’s a wood stove without wood to chuck into it, amIright? Jenn talked about how we bought some seasoned firewood so we could…

Hearththrob

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The date atop the crumpled newspaper read 1953. The same year the structure of DNA was discovered, Khrushchev was selected First Secretary of the Soviet…

No Offence

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Whenever I’m bemoaning an upcoming weekend that will be spent repainting a room, I inevitably bump into some people who claim to love painting….