Monthly Archives: February 2016

Finances of a 50 Something

As I am working diligently to pay down my mortgage with all of the savings I have found through minimalism I am given several choices each month on how to do it. I can take the whole amount and send … Continue reading

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5 Rewards of Being Minimalist

Originally posted on The Minimalists Next Door:
Our weekly staff meeting was about to start but the chatter had yet to die down. The topic – tiny houses. “I can’t even turn on HGTV anymore on Fridays,” Kathy said. “It’s all tiny…

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The Ten Dollar Sandwich

Thursday I went to work without the typical leftovers from the night before for lunch. We had a small dinner the night before and this left me in a situation where I would be going out for lunch. I ended … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Falling in Love and Being in Love

Ah, the wonderful bliss of falling in love is one of the most magical feelings in the world. It is that magnetic feeling when nothing else in the world means much other than being with the one who has suddenly … Continue reading

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Warrior Peace

At the end of the day even the Warrior seeks Peace

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Daily Reflections

It seems that the older you get the faster the days go by. It amazes me the way the days quickly turn in weeks, weeks into months and months into years. Each one of these days are filled with whatever … Continue reading

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Pictures and Words

A picture can tell a thousand words, And a story can paint a picture. That’s all I got. Need I say more.

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Let’s get Real

I have heard this quote so many times in my life, “Let’s get Real” and I still don’t know what it means. People use it in all different types of situations. What is real and what is fantasy? We all … Continue reading

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Downsizing and Upsizing

While in the midst of practicing this thing they call minimalism it has dawned on me that there are so many different flavors of the practice. While others try to find a way out of the work world I strive … Continue reading

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Commitments of Events

It is rare that I make any kind of commitments, and when I do they are only the one’s that take a high priority in my life. Have developed a very simple way of living my life I have discovered … Continue reading

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