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Cultivate Simple 30: Everybody to the Limit

May 20th, 2013

An honest and unrehearsed discussion about trying to live a more simple life. This is episode 30 and today we are talking about finding your limits.

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Maggie from Porcupine Hollow Farm sent me a lovely hydrangea for my garden. Can’t wait for it to bloom in a few years.

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5 Comments to “Cultivate Simple 30: Everybody to the Limit”
  1. DebbieB on May 20, 2013 at 11:02 pm

    Omigosh, as soon as I saw the title to the episode in my podcast feed, I thought “Fhqwhgads!!” We are huge Homestar Runner fans here. :)

    It seems to me that having “too much on your plate” is cultivating “busy” instead of “simple”! It’s good to evaluate what you really want and need, and realize that you don’t have to do it all at once. Very smart.

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  2. Elyse on May 21, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    Yay, Strongbad! My favorite Strongbad-ism: “fangoriously devoured”.

    Lots of wisdom in this podcast! I’m another person who wants to do it all, but am finding that I need to limit myself so I can do fewer things better.

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  3. Maria on May 22, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    “The Cheat is to the limit!!!” Yes!!

    Omg. Strong Bad!! Dorking out with Elyse and DebbieB.

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  4. Candace on May 22, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    I work in (and live near) the winter strawberry capitol of the world….Plant City, FL. The strawberry plants in the fields are all planted as annuals with “strawberry onions” planted between the rows.

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  5. Kendra on May 22, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    If you don’t listen already, a great and entertaining podcast about “hobby pig raising” is Chicken Thistle Farm coopcast. They are a couple in NY that raise pigs, do a small CSA, and have “regular” jobs and do a great job podcasting about it all!

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.

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