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Everything work is fun again

Carolyn Grimsley’s little girls just would not stop doing laundry. “We’re loving it,” Grimsley said as 7-year-old Katherine and 4-year-old Camille got to work. Dunk the scarves. Scrub them on a washboard. Pin them to the clothesline. Chores that somehow … Continue reading

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Thoreau on delegating our work to others

Lest you think from my previous posts that I find little of value in Thoreau, I present this passage that struck me today: There is some of the same fitness in a man’s building his own house that there is … Continue reading

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