Category Archives: DIY

  1. On Being an Expat, Bugging Out, and Life after Social Media

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    August 17, 2014 by The Editor

    The popular TV shows about the “prepping” lifestyle are a bit addictive. They are the survival genre’s version of Diners, …
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  2. Renouncing All Possessions

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    September 28, 2012 by The Editor

    I am neither a packrat nor a minimalist. I have never been a big collector of things, though I tried …
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  3. The Paris Flea Markets/Le marché aux puces

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    August 3, 2012 by The Editor

    Recently Alex and I took the train to Paris! From our flat in London, it’s about two hours to the …
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  4. What’s My Story?: The Knocker on Death’s Door

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    May 10, 2012 by The Editor

    In cataloging my home library, I have come across works that are written by an author using a nom de …
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  5. The Tree Tip #7: Networking

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    April 1, 2012 by The Editor

    Although I was very self-motivated as a young child to explore my family history, in retrospect nothing much would have …
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  6. The Tree Tip #6: Field Research and Connecting to Your Past

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    March 11, 2012 by The Editor

    It is clear to anyone involved with genealogical research today, digitization of historical records has brought the process of researching …
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  7. Pinterest as Scrapbooking

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    February 28, 2012 by The Editor

    Many years ago, a decade at least, I met someone who was in the midst of planning a party at …
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