But I Want It Now


If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!  Money can’t buy happiness but right now it could buy me something that would give me more time. Time and fluffy towels. As of last Friday I am obsessed with the idea of getting a dryer. Yes, we’re still [...]

The Upside of Using Old Technology


There are two things I have been expecting to break for the past two months: my cell phone and our car. The cell phone, despite being dropped repeatedly, chewed and stored in the dusty confines of my handbag, ticks on (so does the car but there are many indications its days are numbered). It’s startling [...]

One In, Two Out: March


Things just creep into your home. They really do. Last month I reported a stellar eight to one ratio. Well it seems I missed something: our friends gave us a bag of train track that I completely forgot about. Side note: we’re loving it and it’s taken our track building to the next level. I’m [...]

Is It Time to Unplug?


Do you have multiple cell phones? Do you find it hard to get through a conversation without posting an update to Facebook? Do you take your iPad to the beach on vacation? Is your computer always on?  - National Day of Unplugging The future is here. We can do so much with a piece of [...]

One In, Two Out: February


I haven’t forgotten my commitment to track how much comes in, and goes out, of my home this year. We have a running tally on our chalkboard (just a sticker chalkboard as we’re renting and I’m loath to put holes in the wall) of the new shoes that come in, old shoes that go out, the [...]

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