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Flying (mostly) Solo

Twice monthly blog written by our staff on living in smaller families

Stranger in a Strange Land

By Robin Mahle An Outsider's Perspective on The Top Five Reasons to Call Toledo “Home” First impressions are important, and there’s a first time for everything....

A Field Guide to the Farmers Market

By Chris Watson If you want a really good farmers market, look for chaos and unpredictability. To the uninitiated these two qualities seem counterintuitive when...

Summer Lovin’

By Chris Watson “Summer lovin’ had me a blast… Summer lovin’ happened so fast…” --Grease, 1971 I fall in love every summer.  More accurately, I fall in love...

Our Own Backyard

By Chris Watson Every time the weather breaks I have the same sense of adventure and gratitude since, not to put too fine a point...

My Mother’s Cat Legacy

By Abigail Humphreys I am a CRAZY CAT LADY, and I come by it honestly.  In fact, I am proud of it.  In truth, it...

Half and Half: Two Perspectives on a Half Marathon

By Keith Bombrys and Chris Watson April 23rd, 2017 is the culmination of what, for around 8000 participants, has been weeks of training, sweating, working,...

Reluctantly Springing Forward

By Chris Watson There has been much ballyhoo about the recent time change. Much of this complaining has fallen under the current culture of “no...

Right Size Valentines

By Chris Watson It is hard to miss Valentine's Day. Not because every grocery store we walk into is replete with red, white and pink....

A Footballess World

By Chris Watson It is inevitable. There is letdown, followed by a kind of stunned emptiness that leaves one, at least for a couple of...

Winter Blahs

By Chris Watson Hanging an average of 93 million miles from us (one AU for you astronomy fans) is a star that burns 600 million...

Flying (Mostly) Solo

A twice monthly blog written by our staff on living in smaller families.

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