The day after dealing with a flat tire, I received a more pleasant reminder of how self-sufficiency often involves relying on others. It began with a knock on the door […]
My obsession with self-sufficiency often leads me into the trap of thinking I should know how to do everything. And if I don’t know, I should learn how. Then I’m caught off guard by an emergency.
It’s my 57th birthday, and the second year I’m celebrating much of the day by myself, doing precisely what I want to do. I began last year with a solo […]
Update 2017: I didn’t do much blogging between 2014 and 2017, so this is the first of several “year in review” posts. I’ve fallen so far behind on blogging here, […]