Three Months in a Hotel: Falling in Love with In-Voluntary Simplicity

September, 2022: Four months ago, we waved goodbye as our worldly possessions drove away on the first leg of their transcontinental journey and we began our real-life experiment with in-voluntary simplicity. Everything we owned was packed away in crates, then loaded onto a truck, then transferred to another truck, then loaded onto a cross-Atlantic barge,Continue reading “Three Months in a Hotel: Falling in Love with In-Voluntary Simplicity”

Chapter Twenty-Eight: Exposed

Aveny was required to meet with both a social worker and a psychiatrist before they let Brand in. The psychiatrist was a kindly, albeit harried woman with brown hair and bright purple glasses who asked Aveny a series of questions. Had this ever happened before? “No.” (Yes.) Did she remember anything? “No.” (Yes – almostContinue reading “Chapter Twenty-Eight: Exposed”