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Half A Suitcase BTW

I recently wrote about the choices that arise from having an abundance of things and the feeling of well-being that may accompany the paring back of those things.

As I wrote, I considered expectations about choice. Are we, as a ramification of (Western-style) consumption, habituated not only to having things but to having choices, even if they sometimes overwhelm us? Continue reading

Half A Suitcase

My mother, due to join us when we return to Switzerland, said in a recent email that she and my father are planning to travel light. She warned that we might get sick of their rotating clothes.

Doesn’t worry me. I just hope she can take what she dishes out. Continue reading