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…
On a hot and sunny Saturday last month, I went to an art fair. There was a small town of white pop-up tents with a hundred fifty artists, sharing…
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A check-in on my attempt to buy no new stuff from New Year's until Easter
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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…
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This is the time of year when I want to throw everything away. 
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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…
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I hope not.
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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…
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Letters from a Part-time Hermit