Flying (mostly) Solo

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

Only the Lonely

By Chris Watson You mention the time we’re together So long ago well I don’t remember All I know is that it makes me feel good now It's...

Our Own Backyard

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

Pick (and Eat) Your Vegetables

Two of the most common complaints from people who are trying to eat healthy are “it's too hard” or “I don’t know how”. Frankly,...

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....

For Camping There is No Place Like Home

By Candace Byington When we think of camping we think far away, hard to get to, and inconvenient. Some would call that rustic, other would...

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...

Halloween For The Rest Of Us

By Candace Byington Halloween traditionally has been associated with children. Now it seems like a month long vacation before the pressures of the Christmas season....

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...

Be My Grade School Valentine

It is an odd holiday that comes at an odd time. Valentine's Day. For many it is too commercial, too painful, or even too...

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...

Flying (Mostly) Solo

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

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