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Organized homesteading

cleaning up the clutter from a work bench area gone haywire

It's funny how organizing small parts can feel more intense than physical labor.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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big brain versus small brain. Small brain work is intense. Thinking and sorting is small brain work.

Big brain is in your muscles, easier to flow. Ask a massage therapist about muscle brain and memory.

Comment by c. Wed Dec 19 19:20:34 2012
my small brain hurts when I see PT lumber in an old barn....
Comment by Chris Wed Dec 19 20:45:38 2012
I hate tedious task they drive me bonkers. I am a ping pong kind of doer anyways. I like to have like five task at one time to feel like I am doing something.
Comment by Olan Wed Dec 19 23:42:58 2012

I try to wait till i get so many small parts waiting that it becomes a big project. Also wait for rain or night so as not to waste daylight.

Comment by jim Fri Dec 21 19:36:24 2012

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