So we missed our first blog anniversary

This sums up how much we care about special days. Thanks to WP for reminding us late on 24 March that our blog has turned 1! Following are our thoughts on what the past year has been like for us and thanks to all of you who has been with us this first year. WeContinue reading “So we missed our first blog anniversary”

How to make sense of personality tests

Have you taken the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)? It is a simple, questionnaire-based personality tool, which uses your responses to sort you into one out of 16 personality types. In theory, you end up with a description of who you are as a person – often to a degree that can almost seem scarily apt.

Brave complexity

Why is it that we shy away from complexity? Understandably, clarity is nice to have. We must make assumptions, categorize things, and avoid questioning everything all the time if we want to be able to live in any functional way. Yet it seems that in doing so, we so often miss the point entirely. AssumptionsContinue reading “Brave complexity”

I will take the inconvenience, thank you very much

I. I was sorting our trash for the bokashi compost when I realized why only a few households do it even if there is a long list of benefits. It is inconvenient. Segregating the trash, cutting up the organics to size, filling the bucket, and mixing it with soil definitely takes more time than chuckingContinue reading “I will take the inconvenience, thank you very much”

Exploring our 10 favorite feelings: a small adventure in emotional archeology

How are you? Is this even a question? Most times, we answer it without thought – “I am okay.” or “Good, and you?” and move on. It seems that not a lot of thought goes into how we are or how we feel. In reality, it is the opposite. Maybe we are just uncomfortable toContinue reading “Exploring our 10 favorite feelings: a small adventure in emotional archeology”

Sunshine, daisies, butter mellow

Do you agree that blog friendships are equally important as physical friendships? We definitely think so. In fact, we cannot make any distinctions between the two. You matter to us and we really appreciate our connection! This is also one reason why we enjoy blog nominations. Some bloggers are over them but it always makesContinue reading “Sunshine, daisies, butter mellow”

Markus + Micah Short Q&A: Inspiring Bloggers Tag

Community is one of the best things about blogging. It keeps us going! Big thanks to Nath and Janis for the Inspiring Bloggers tag. We really appreciate you all so much. Thank you for your perspectives, comments, and blog friendship. Below are our our answers to your questions.