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On Wabi-Sabi Weekends, I post excerpts from my book, Simply Imperfect: Revisiting the Wabi-Sabi House.
“I want to spend the time I have doing things that make my heart rage.” — Buck Howard
Letting go of commitments we’re not fully committed to and stuff we don’t care about (but have to take care of) is a gift greater than gold—and an ability worth cultivating.
My first taste of simplicity’s promise came from Duane Elgin’s 1981 bestseller, Voluntary Simplicity. … Continue reading
In my dark winter
Lying ill, at last I ask
How fares my neighbor
My Facebook friends’ well-intentioned reminders to be thankful last week annoyed the hell out of me. They have so much to be thankful for, and I’ve been stuck on the empty side of the half-glass. During this holiday of abundance—my first Christmas as a parent without a paycheck—I’ve been counting reasons to feel sorry for … Continue reading