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Yellow Springs News Blogs Section :: Page 20

  • Out of Something, Nothing: My Summer as a Professional Mover – the final installment

    That I complain a lot about my fairly trouble-free life notwithstanding, what did I ultimately learn from my summer as a mover? I’m not sure, but my thoughts on the default goodness or evil of human nature tilted in favor of the latter.

  • BLOG— It’s my birthday! (Shhh…)

    Somehow “it’s her birthday” will be stamped on my forehead, or written in the sky with a big sky-arrow pointing down. Does this border on a sort of pleasant paranoia, a birthday persecution complex? It might.

  • BLOG — How rude

    The concepts of rudeness and politeness are very neatly ingrained in many cultures, yet the reasons behind them can be so difficult to explain to a child.

  • BLOG-A Cool Cozy

    We feel the need to be apart and the need to be a part at the exact same time.

  • Out of Something, Nothing: My Summer as a Professional Mover, part 5

    A lot of the movers had become de facto experts on home furnishings. It was hilarious to hear curse-ridden debates about the merits of one brand of easy chair versus another. Tough dudes were constantly bragging that their houses were better furnished than yours.

  • BLOG— Hungering to be known

    Astronomy is a mystery to me, but the fact that the full moon sets just behind Joe’s house — that’s easy to understand. If I were the moon, traveling alone all night, I would take my rest there, too.

  • BLOG-Behind the Mask

    We glam up and go to the Yellow Springs Montessori masquerade ball!

  • Out of Something, Nothing: My Summer as a Professional Mover, part 4

    All of the houses full of garbage, the horror of the surprise addition of an industrial-sized refrigerator to the move, almost dislocating your shoulder carrying a wardrobe up narrow stairs – the emotional impact of everything that happens on the job is intensified by the presence of your coworkers.

  • BLOG-Pop Up Breakfast

    The Neighborhood Nest provision a splendid pop-up brunch in honor of Valentine’s Day.

  • Out of Something, Nothing: My Summer as a Professional Mover, part 3

    The most commonly weird thing I encountered as a mover was a gross house…and if movers are to be believed, seduction by homeowner is par for the course. Everyone I worked with had a story about this happening on the job.

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