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Small Life, Slow Life: NYD.

Small Life, Slow Life: NYD.

As I pulled onto our street from the driveway this morning at 7:45, something was off. Sun warmed the trunks of the trees; leaves fell towards the gutters. (Southern California thinks January is a good time for autumn to begin.) But that was the only sign of life: I didn’t see a single car no … Continue reading

Small Life, Slow Life: December.

Small Life, Slow Life: December.

There is a whiteboard that hangs on the wall next to our kitchen, lined with boxes that make up the calendar of our lives. Each month, I fill out my work schedule, V’s childcare schedule, and any notable events like weddings or parties or social obligations. I had to do the December schedule today, and … Continue reading