The thing about being unemployed is there becomes little difference between the weekends and the weekdays. Recently, my dad and I drove from Northern California to Los Angeles, and stayed at my aunt’s house for the night. My other aunt and uncle joined us for dinner as well. We were talking about the week as we ate, and suddenly someone […]
April Challenge: Order out of Chaos
My April goal was to make order out of chaos, create a somewhat minimalistic life and therefore live happily ever after in all of the additional space I created by getting rid of stuff. In my head, that’s what I meant by the “Tidying Up Challenge”. I successfully tidied up and organized these areas of chaos: […]
April’s Challenge: Getting Started
Really? A month dedicated to “tidying up”? Who have I become? I’ve always been good at getting rid of clothes and stuff, I hold very little sentimental attachment to most items, with the exception of books, music, pictures, hand-made awards from our annual outrigger “Mock Race”, a shell I found while on a small beach in […]
April’s Goal: The Life-Changing Magic of What?
It’s nine days into April and I’m just now getting started with my challenge. I tried to start it last weekend but instead stabbed myself in the thumb and ended up in Urgent Care instead. My limited willingness to take the extra time required to do things like cook and clean while being one thumb […]