In this post, we feature guest-blogger and our assistant Admin, Angie Bare. She’s a military wife and the mother of three boys, staking out her claim on an urban homestead in the Pacific Northwest. She spends most of her free time behind a camera. I wouldn’t have called myself a gardener. It’s not something I [...]
“I like the idea of people buying less things, but buying better things. Instead of buying two pairs of jeans that aren’t as high of quality, buying one pair and wearing it more often. That kind of philosophy drives a lot of what we do for our brand and what we do in our stores.” [...]
A fellow blogger I follow quite regularly is the good gentleman at The Art of Manliness. As a military man, I’d love to grow my grizzly beard out, but instead I’m required to shave regularly. This article caught my attention and got me thinking it’s almost certainly more sustainable. And it looks like fun!
Lou Holtz once said, “No one has ever drowned in sweat.” But what about a washtub? Or a kitchen sink? My mind has been musing a bit on sloth, hard work, and the character of a nation and here’s what I’ve come up with: America became great at the callused hands of those who dug [...]
A friend of mine from college posted a thought-provoking status update on facebook warning that taking pride in poverty is as much a theological error as is taking pride in wealth. It reminded me of one of my heroes, Rich Mullins. He was famous for his generosity and detachment from materialistic wealth. He had more [...]
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