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How I Get Rid of Clutter

I’ve been decluttering my home again.  I’ve been doing this a long while and I’ve gotten better at it, so I thought I’d share my strategies.  I use a kind of amalgamation of decluttering methods, so some of this may be familiar.  And be warned:  I’m about to be thorough. Firstly, I’m a true believer.  I’ve …

Philosophical Musings, Uncategorized

The Day I Stopped Believing in Hell

I don’t remember exactly when I decided that I no longer needed to believe in God, but I remember very clearly the day that I stopped believing in hell. When I was in high school, my friend Adam died in a car accident.  He was 16, he was driving, he decided to do something extremely …

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Fermentation Failures

What’s with all the mold lately?  I know it’s August, and humid, and all those OBVIOUS reasons… but lately everything we ferment turns up moldy.  2 quarts of sugar snap peas: covered in mold.  2 gallons of sauerkraut (which we waited 6 whole weeks for!): covered in mold.  Then, there’s this fermentation failure: No known …

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On the Title

This blog was all Christin’s idea.  I just hopped on at the last minute. When starting a blog (or a band, or an essay, or a business, or a school…) one of the first questions is, “What do I call it?”  Things have to have names.  If they didn’t have names, nobody would be able …