Monthly Archives: February 2016

Everything That Remains

I just started reading the Minimalist’s new book called, “Everything that Remains“. Of course I purchased the Kindle addition as you know I don’t like to collect hard copies of books anymore. I am just about 35% into reading it … Continue reading

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The Beast is Coming out of Hibernation

It is so hard to get back on track with an exercise routine when you spent the last 3 months taking time off from it. Most people who read my blog understand the reason why I don’t work out in … Continue reading

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And I Simply ask the Question, “Why?”

I have never been one who thinks on the lines of going along with the pack. I love to think about things outside the box and simply ask the question “why”. This in a sense makes me an independent thinker … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Simple Living Over 50

People ask me if it is easier to live a simple, minimalist type of life when you are older. I believe that it is. Of course I wish I had started living this way from the very first day I … Continue reading

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Turn, Turn, Turn

“Turn! Turn! Turn!” To everything – turn, turn, turn There is a season – turn, turn, turn And a time to every purpose under heaven A time to be born, a time to die A time to plant, a time … Continue reading

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When News gets Old

What happens when you sit down to write a post and no thoughts come your way? You battle to come up with an idea and think about forcing some keyboard strokes into words that just have little true passion behind … Continue reading

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Baking Passion

I remember scraping money together as a young lad for on occasions our little group would get together to visit different restaurants in the area. It wasn’t that often, but when we did we always tried to select a different … Continue reading

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Minimalism can be Hard Work

There seems to be a false belief that minimalism is all about easy living. It is true that it leads to a life of less stress, but when it comes to work folks who live this lifestyle work just as … Continue reading

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Just Let it Go

What is it that still remains in your life that no longer serves you? Why are you hanging on to it? Let it go and set it free. Fill your life with only those thing that serve you and bring … Continue reading

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Charity

No man needs charity other than the opportunity to rise. When seeking a hand out and there is none it is then an understanding of survival allows for a man to discover that change is inevitable. The problems created by … Continue reading

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