Well, I’m not exactly sure. Come puzzle it out with me, or just listen in. Solitude has always been a pull for me. Reading about hermits has taken up a fair bit of my spare time, and I once spent a month in a hermitage at a monastery. (It was both sublime and crazy-making.) I…
A check-in on my attempt to buy no new stuff from New Year's until Easter
Once upon a time, there was an African hermit who, without really intending to, became the abbot of a bunch of other hermits out in the Egyptian desert…
This is the time of year when I want to throw everything away. 
I started calling myself a part-time hermit to honor something about me I’d been neglecting. (Also, to lighten up about it with a fun word like…
I hope not.
Our fence is finally finished. Believe it or not, our big fence building weekend was in late April, until we were stopped by the president of the local…
solitude, privacy, and community
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Letters from a Part-time Hermit