Tag: dishes

Community Feedback: Washing the Dishes

In my video about washing the dishes in a tiny house, YouTube users chuck1011212 and ZeoCyberG offered suggestions for how to improve the process. I created this follow-up video to share and test their feedback! Thanks for the suggestions, folks!

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Simple Trick for Washing Dishes in a Tiny House

In this installment of Little House on the Parking Lot, I share a simple trick for managing and washing dirty dishes in a tiny house or other small kitchen.

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Realization as I wash my feet

If I ended up
the rest of my life
like this—
making more space
for you

in my heart,
in the moments
with my breakfast,
with the dishes,
with the music,
with my feet,

—and I died
and you never did come back,

that would be
a full …
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I cleaned my house,
satisfied to leave it
locked tight and cold for a while,
but when I returned I found mice
had made themselves at home.
All the buried artifacts
I'd imagined undisturbed and waiting
had been skittered around,
pooped on, nested in, touched.
I wish the metaphor wasn't …
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Sustenance and Change

"Whatever is foreseen in joy
Must be lived out from day to day
Vision help open in the dark
By our ten thousand days of work.
Harvest will fill the barn; for that
The hand must ache, the face must sweat."

—Wendell Berry, "Sabbaths" (1979, X)

In each system, some …

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