Tag Archives: sustainability

Summer Pleasures: The Porch

Around early to mid-June, many household activities move to our covered front porch.  How I Iove to sit here to welcome the new day, enlivened by a cup of coffee!  My morning meditation often consists of simply sitting and observing, … Continue reading

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Earth Prayers

Yesterday, the snow had melted, and the fields glinted golden in the late afternoon light. This morning, I came across a poem by Wilfred Pelletier and Ted Poole that seemed to be the perfect match: Wherever you are is home … Continue reading

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The Minimalist Challenge

It appears that “minimalism” has become the newest chic thing.  There are minimalist groups on Facebook, and a number of books and blogs focused on this topic.  There is the Tiny House craze, and the minimalist or capsule wardrobe (33 pieces of … Continue reading

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