Category Archives: Life as we know it

The Haven and other Happenings

I last posted 5 6 months ago and since that time we have spent most free bits of time (and some of our not free bits of time) working on building a new house. Every time I mention that we … Continue reading

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2017 By the Numbers, So Far

How do you measure a quarter of a year? On any given day of 2017 I’ve felt like I’ve been hanging on by my fingertips… but I can look back in awe already and appreciate that I’m here and smiling … Continue reading

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Looking at a glass, darkly

My six year old daughter is staring down her glass of cranberry juice when I walk into the kitchen.  Ever since she had pyelonephritis as a toddler, I crack open a bottle of the good stuff at the first sign of … Continue reading

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Fighting Infobesity: 17 Ideas for Slimming Down Part 3

Read part 1 here, and part 2 here. 11. Stay grounded in old truth. Thousands of years of profound thinking have generated a body of wisdom that cannot be snacked on. It must studied diligently to be absorbed. I highly … Continue reading

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Fighting Infobesity: 17 Ideas for Slimming Down, Part 2

Read part 1 in this series back here. Note: Not all of these next ideas had an immediately obvious dietary corollary and I opted not to push the analogy to the breaking point. 5. Ditch the games. I enjoy playing computer … Continue reading

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Fighting Infobesity – 17 Ideas for Slimming Down, Part 1

When I graduated from college nine years ago, I didn’t even have a cell phone.   iPads were just a twinkle in Steve Jobs’ eye, having a hotmail email address was acceptable, and we still used the term “answering machine.” The glut of … Continue reading

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A Family Update

It’s been too long since I’ve blogged, which is a sure sign that life has been really great lately, or really hard lately, or both at the same time. It’s been a bit of both, honestly, but I’m typing this with … Continue reading

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