Category Archives: KIOS

My No-Shave Experiment – The Research (860 Days and Counting)

This is part 4 in my “No-Shave Experiment” mini-series. Here’s part 1 – the reveal, 1a – a call for personal experience, part 2 – the rant, and part 3 – the reflection. Back in September 2015, I finally finished … Continue reading

Posted in health and beauty, KIOS, reflecting | Leave a comment

My No-Shave Experiment – The REFLECTION (364 Days and Counting)

This is part 3 in my “No-Shave Experiment” mini-series. Here’s part 1, 1a, and 2. So it’s been over eight months since I REVEALED my “No-Shave Experiment” to you all.  Since then, I’ve had lots of great conversations with other … Continue reading

Posted in health and beauty, KIOS, reflecting | Tagged | 4 Comments

My No-Shave Experiment – The RANT (207 Days and Counting)

This is part 2 in my “No-Shave Experiment” mini-series. Here’s part 1 and 1a. So it’s been almost three months since I REVEALED my “No-Shave Experiment” to you all.  In that time, I’ve had to start wearing summer clothes and … Continue reading

Posted in health and beauty, KIOS, reflecting | Tagged , | 7 Comments

Calling All Non-Shavers (female and male)

This is a intermediary post in my “No-Shave Experiment” mini-series. The perfect book was just published! Now I don’t have to cobble together research from dubious internet sources on what I want to know about the history of shaving.  Plucked: … Continue reading

Posted in health and beauty, KIOS | Tagged , | 7 Comments

My No-Shave Experiment – 121 Days and Counting (The REVEAL)

I haven’t shaved my legs or my armpits in 121 days (since November 22, 2014.) I did this deliberately.  That day, I said to myself, “I’m going to shave today and then I’m not going to shave, for a long … Continue reading

Posted in health and beauty, KIOS, reflecting | Tagged | 14 Comments

A Super Fun Exciting Announcement (and some confessions I should have made long ago)

I’ll save the super fun exciting announcement for the end of this post! 🙂 I’ve been meaning to make a few confessions for a long time, and as it so all too often goes with confession, I’ve been putting it … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, KIOS, reflecting | 5 Comments

Graying the Black and White (more on Mark’s birth story and clothes)

I tend to see the world in pretty stark black and white terms. For some reason, it’s harder for me to see the nuances.  I have to consciously work to to see the in-between shades of gray and sometimes I … Continue reading

Posted in KIOS, Mark, parenting, reflecting | 5 Comments