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Friday Short Letters

Posted on: Saturday, December 26th, 2009 in: Short Letters

Dear Friends and Family,
I miss you very much. Thank you for all the holiday cards and presents! It made me and Ryan feel very special.
Dear Doggie Job,
I am still madly madly in love with you. I don’t think the honeymoon period will ever end.
Dear America,
While I no longer celebrate Christmas, I realize most of [...]

Wednesday Short Letters

Posted on: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 in: Short Letters

Dear Snow,
Keep it coming. I need more snow to plow through on skis or snowshoes. So do the dogs. It wears them out. Which means they are content and well behaved.
Dear Nordic Skis,
I wuv you. I know you need more use to stay happy. Don’t worry. Soon my life won’t involve going to town to [...]


Posted on: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 in: Uncategorized

The ability to respond.
Whoa. Just let that blow your mind. you’re welcome.

The Plastic Project (part of TYoR*)

Posted on: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 in: The Plastic Project

This wasn’t my idea. I wish I had been so clever. Instead, I read how Sayward of Bonzai Aphrodite decided to challenge herself and others to reduce the amount plastic they use/purchase. She documented the amount she purchased in grocery shopping and then reduced that amount.
I have decided to keep every single piece of [...]

goals for The Year of Responsibility*

Posted on: Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

–less plastic. Like zero. If it’s something that ALWAYS comes in plastic, find it in bulk and refill that container. (workin’ on it. See The Plastic Project)
–make my own yogurt (CHECK! successful AND tasty!)
–try to find local milk for said yogurt
–eat local eggs only
–try to get away from packaging and waste in general. More bulk
–save [...]

Monday Short Letters

Posted on: Monday, December 7th, 2009 in: Short Letters

Dear Universe,
Thank you for keeping me safe in your care.
Dear Friends and Family,
Put your good juju out there! Ryan’s co-worker’s apartment burned down! She has young children and everyone is okay, except for their pet cat. It did not make it out. Please send healing, healthy, and loving thoughts to Homer as they [...]

A new trail to cut, (but) following an old map

Posted on: Sunday, December 6th, 2009 in: Uncategorized

I have been really inspired in the past week to do good things. Maybe I’m just really emo (ahem, PMS is here), totally surrounded by holiday musings, reading the blogs and articles of inspiring women and men, and/or just watching and listening to how people deal with daily struggles and ARE SO DAMN TOUGH. And [...]