Category Archive: Downsizing

Saying Goodbye to the Minivan

If there’s one symbol of overwrought suburban life, it’s gotta be the minivan. When we decided get ours, I had absolutely no reservations about sacrificing my cool image as I got in the… Continue reading

5 Useful Apps for Post-Consumers

Please excuse the post title. The “How to Write a Better Blog Post” gurus say lists like that make better titles. Supposedly people search for that kind of thing. Seems kinda silly to… Continue reading

Saying Goodbye to My Espresso Maker

Before we moved out here to the sticks, I did a massive de-appliancification. My goal was to lower our dependence on electricity, as well as to lower our electric bill. I borrowed the… Continue reading

The Road Not Taken. Yet.

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. —Robert Frost Welp, the house is sold. The things are packed. The… Continue reading