Category Archives: poverty

Reflections

It’s that time of year (my birthday approaching on Sunday) when I tend to spend some time contemplating what I’ve accomplished in the past 12 months compared to what I had hoped to get done.  I look at where I … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer- spoiler alert – depressing!

It’s hard to believe but as of next Friday (July 4th) our summer break will be half over.  The busy part of the summer is over – the garden is in and (mostly) growing, the kids have gone to camp (4-H, … Continue reading

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It’s Expensive, Being Poor

I was mulling over the irony of how being poor ends up costing me more money this morning, specifically thinking about how deferred maintenance leads to more expensive car repairs, when a deer leaped out of the bushes and darted … Continue reading

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