Tasks That Count

Today I did a few tasks that might not seem noteworthy but that absolutely count. I rolled a skein of yarn into a ball for a scarf I'm knitting. I boiled some sugar water and filled our empty red hummingbird feeder and placed it on the deck. I watered four terra cotta pots of wilting …

Dueling dragons

The Instagram-minimal life is great for me. My relationship with social media has been fraught ever since I joined Facebook in 2007. Going without checking IG every day helps me notice how much my mood is affected by it when I do log on. As you probably guessed, the effect is not favorable! A few …