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Any visitor to my home will notice a distinct lack of clocks. At some point during their visit (not a short time, because I assure you I am a deeply scintillating host), they will look around to see what time it is. At first they will glance at the wall for the wall clock … Continue reading
I last talked about bare-bones living, and how it requires extra attention and care. But when you’re living so close to the edge, you’re dealing with a lot of stress as it is. So it can be tempting to see this extra work as adding stress to an already stressful situation. I admit that … Continue reading
Greetings from the Shinkansen. While on my travels, I got to talking with a guy who had lived in Japan for a while. We talked openly about our lives (in that way that happens surprisingly frequently in situations when you know you’ll never talk to the person again), and he told me about his … Continue reading
Busy. That’s one word that seems to always follow us around. How are you doing? “Busy.” What have you been up to? “Man, I’ve been really busy.” How come I don’t hear from you anymore? “Sorry, I’ve just been really busy.” If you are in a standard full-time job, being busy is pretty much … Continue reading
Frantic trips to the airport, layovers due to blizzards, crowds, plus an overwhelming sense of family obligation. Yup, it must be the holiday season.