About me · Family · Home

We pulled the plug!

We did it.  After a lot of discussion and, on Tim’s part, a lot of soul-searching, we pulled the plug.  We took our entertainment options off life support and canceled our cable TV.  Continue reading “We pulled the plug!”

About me · Family · Home · Obsessions

Call Me Laura…

Yesterday, I took a trip to Walnut Grove. I was a modern day Laura Ingalls, blazing through the Polar Vortex or Snowpocalypse 2014 or whatever it was that made Indianapolis slightly colder than Antartica. Bundled against the temperature, we used candles and oil lamps to help heat our home because our furnace couldn’t beat the cold drafts coming through our doors and icing up our window frames like a freezer badly in need of defrosting. We scrounged for food. We only went outside when necessary.  And most importantly (and most pioneer-like), we were without internet. Or cable.  *gasp*

Continue reading “Call Me Laura…”