Well, if home is the focus of the Depth Year experiment, I did something very non-Depth Year this summer. I rented out my house to a family for a month who were in between stints in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. I know them peripherally, so they weren't complete strangers, and the financial boon was a … Continue reading Home
Depth Days to write: Took 3 days off; wrote an important Facebook post and 2 new blogposts Kids on board: One family night, I pulled out some old journals from my pre-teen years and read them aloud to my kids, who found my antics hilarious. They got out their journals and wrote faithfully for several days in a … Continue reading February Report
This may not be an exciting read, but I'd like to track progress throughout the year on my Depth Year goals. Helps with accountability! Here's January's report: Depth Days to write: 2 that were scheduled, 5 more because of flu; 4 new blogposts Kids on board: Said no to impulse toy purchases; had several family … Continue reading January Report
I found my first stumbling block for this Depth Year challenge in an unexpected manifestation. Two weeks ago, a typical work day avalanched into a slippery slope of ill health: muscle fatigue, fever, malaise. As I realized the culprit was influenza H3n2--and there was no way out but through, I initially thought with my Pollyanna … Continue reading Overcoming Familiarity’s Contempt
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