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The LAST time I’ll ask (on this blog.) I need a SMALL favor from you, dear readers.

As, I suppose, a “typical” male born and raised in the Midwest, I’m not always the best at asking for help. I guess I somehow got the idea that it made me appear weak or something. But, over the last … Continue reading

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More stuff = less time together.

Wow, I haven’t seen a better reason to RID…ever. Key quote: “[W]hat we have is a situation in which American families have more stuff, but they have managed to afford that stuff only by being two-income families, with ever less … Continue reading

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RID Champion.

I saw an amazing exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York this weekend. The exhibit, Living Small at Home and Abroad, took on the challenge of “how can cities rework their living spaces, and their living codes … Continue reading

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A reminder-PLEASE help. I only need one sentence from you.

The RID Project, a small blogging idea I once had – blew up. It changed from an intensively personal, dedicated project to one that was more inspirational for others than I ever forecast. I continue to be amazed by the … Continue reading

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Some people need more help than others.

“Dog owners are a proud bunch, and some love their dogs so much that they wear garments made of dog’s wool- wool spun from their dog’s fur.” Link here. _______ By the way, I still need your help. If you … Continue reading

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New project coming soon, and I need YOUR help. PLEASE read below.

The RID Project, a small blogging idea I once had – blew up. It changed from an intensively personal, dedicated project to one that was more inspirational for others than I ever forecast. I continue to be amazed by the … Continue reading

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Inspired by the inspired.

One of the things I didn’t expect when I started the RID project was that it would inspire other people to do the same. One of my friends started his own project yesterday, and I continue to be humbled when … Continue reading

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What I now feel the RID project was all about.

So, the other day I had a bit of an epiphany. I think all the “clearing” the RID project helped me do allowed me to get stuff out of my life that wasn’t worth concentrating on, or spending any more … Continue reading

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One for one?

So, what if, in this time of gift giving…we all committed to donating two things we own for each gift we received during the holiday season? Think about it: Never having to find more space for gifts received. Extending the … Continue reading

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It’s gift giving season.

So, one of the more interesting moral quandaries of the RID project was what to do about things I received as gifts. You see, I realized when I started the project…that the only way to do it was honestly, and … Continue reading

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