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Living Creatively in Challenging Times
“The limit of what we can accept is the limit of our freedom.”
These words from one of my Buddhist teachers have come back to me in recent days as I continue to wrestle with the challenges that populate my life right now.
I wake up a little before seven with a sharp pain in my lower back. Just that old pulled muscle acting up again—but man, this time it really hurts.
Well, not everything. But this is.
Last winter, I was asked to talk about Plan B Nation on New England NPR. I’d just launched the blog the month before. I was pretty thrilled.
As you may have heard — because, really, i won't shut up about it — I have a new purse it's made of rubber and looks pretty much exactly like a chicken. It cost $34.99 on Amazon.com.
Last month—April 10, to be exact—marked the third anniversary of my exit from the salaried workforce and my entry into what I’ve taken to calling Plan B Nation.
Amy Gutman is a lawyer and writer who lives and works in Plan B Nation.