Category Archives: minimalism

Possessions

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.” Walden, Henry David Thoreau 1854.

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Simplify

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful,”  William Morris.

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Great Minds Think Alike

An old but true sentiment… I just found this guy on Tumblr and hope to see more great updates from him in the near future.  Maybe we’ll caravan together somewhere down the road. From his blog: “Cappy’s Caravan will have … Continue reading

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Ultra Minimalists, Part 4 – Modern Minimalism

For the Ultra Minimalists, Part 1, click here. Modern Minimalists  Everything I Own: My 288 Things By Joshua Fields Millburn Life Tools & Accessories – 33 items, including my car, guitar, books, hairbrush, toothbrush, etc. Consumables – 5 groups of … Continue reading

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Ultra Minimalists, Part 3

For the Ultra Minimalists, Part 1, click here. More Historic Minimalists – religious wanderers Wandering Monks part 1 – The Buddhist monks that travel much of the year throughout Asia are about as minimal as one can reasonably get.  Early … Continue reading

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Ultra Minimalists, Part 2

For the Ultra Minimalists, Part 1, click here. Some Historic Minimalists – tried and true formulas for survival Roman Legionary – Let’s go back to the beginning of the modern military.  As militaries go, Rome had a pretty successful run.  … Continue reading

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Ultra Minimalists, Part 1

Learning a thing or two from the past…Part 1, 21st century americans are not the first to minimalize. This is a lengthy ramble.  So long in fact, that I have broken it into several posts to be trickled out over … Continue reading

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