Monthly Archives: July 2006

Excuse me for preaching…

Carter and I just saw An Inconvenient Truth Tuesday night. Afterwards, I dreamed that I confronted George Bush on his environmental failings. Clearly I’m still working through some of my anxiety over the facts presented in the movie. It’s an … Continue reading

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From dorm room to dangerously overloaded

The comment from Michelle (my college roomate) made me think…how did I get from dorm room contents to what I have now? I admit, it did take two cars to move me in to my dorm room at Wake Forest … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Love

My husband, Carter, turns 35 today. Happy Birthday, Love….enjoy a homemade card from the kids, a breakfast that is slightly more special than normal, and a blog entry from me! Now that we’re on the no-stuff wagon (or is it … Continue reading

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Fantasy Shopper

Reading back over my first three posts, I must confess that I misrepresented myself when I said I don’t LOVE to shop. Actually, that’s not altogether true. I don’t love traditional shopping. Going to the mall hasn’t been fun for … Continue reading

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Aversion Therapy

I tried a little shopping aversion therapy on myself this weekend. In the same way that a smoker who is trying to quit might sit in an unventilated room and smoke 3 packs, I took myself and my shopping list … Continue reading

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Success or Failure…that is the question

We’re still in week one and, to be honest, nothing feels different. Perhaps if we weren’t attempting to live “consumer-free,” I would have made a trip to Target and purchased a load of crap in addition to the stuff I … Continue reading

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Week one of living with less

We’re off and running — the Kersh family is attempting to simplify our lives, be a little kinder to our environment, and live with less for the next six months. Our official start date was July 9 (the Sunday after … Continue reading

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