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Finding the Perfect School

Recently, Nathan and I have been worrying about school. We live a little more than a quarter-mile from the Peabody school and plan to send H there in a few years when she starts kindergarten (yes, I know — we … Continue reading

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My friends are your friends and your friends are my….

I’ve recently started noticing a place where our lifestyle doesn’t completely mesh with the rest of the world, and it leads to some social awkwardness. This problem tends to show up when we meet new folks, who seem like they … Continue reading

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Surprising Benefits from Being Car Free

One surprising benefit of being car free has been the reduction of choice in our lives. This might seem counter intuitive in a world in which more choices are assumed to make us happier. But making choices takes a lot … Continue reading

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