Category Archives: neighborhood

Austin: In & Out of the Box

Even as we completed our Trajectory Towards Transformation six months ago, we knew we were in for a return run to Austin, one way or another. Even with 2 trips in U-Haul trucks, we still could not move all of the accumulated … Continue reading

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Trajectory Towards Transformation: Part 5 — Selling 1701 Dexter

“Have you listed your house yet?” People we knew had been peppering us with that question for months, starting as soon as we would mention possibly selling and moving. “No…” I would start to say, and then patiently explain that selling it would … Continue reading

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A Sunny Afternoon — and Evening

Final of 3 posts about our recent adventure in England If we’d been treated like royalty back at Peckforton Castle, we were treated even better in East Finchley: like old friends. We relaxed with our hosts, Hank & Kelle, in … Continue reading

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One Man’s Trash…

It’s bulk garbage pick-up time again in our neighborhood. All those old bulky items that cannot possibly fit into a regular trash bin can be placed curbside for collection. The city sends a notice to announce the start date for pick-up, but also warns people … Continue reading

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Friday — from “Fool!” to “Wonderful…wonderful!”

Part 4 of our story: the day after Thanksgiving Friday morning found me still planning to head back to Austin that afternoon. Several weeks back, I had promised to take informal photos at a co-worker’s wedding. Though we hadn’t discussed it … Continue reading

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Read & Release

I released Austin Kleon into the wild this week. That is, I placed a copy of his most recent book into our neighborhood “little free library” for anyone to pick up and take. It seemed like the right thing to … Continue reading

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