Category Archives: minimalism

Letting Go of Accomplishments

Originally posted on Becoming a Minimalist:
In our morning manager’s meeting the other day we had to go around the room and tell of our greatest accomplishments. I pondered and then stammered briefly about being able to let go of…

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Hamlet, A Tale of the Road Less Traveled

A mid-40s couple restores a tiny canned-ham trailer, leaves their mundane careers, and takes off on a journey across the continent.  Sounds pretty good to me. When it comes to making enough money to get by, the two have a … Continue reading

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The Wheel House

A ‘tender, post-apocalyptic love story’… I want to revisit this minimalist performance art piece with you for the weekend.  Extremely clever, “acrobatic virtuosity,” street performance. from the Acrojou website: “A tender post-apocalyptic love story…”  – Kate Kavanagh, review, The Circus … Continue reading

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Life, Destruction, and Incidental Use

“A pine cut down, a dead pine, is no more a pine than a dead human carcass is a man. Can he who has discovered only some of the values of whalebone and whale oil be said to have discovered … Continue reading

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Jobs, Work, and Taking Control of Possessions

Here are a few thoughts composed on a beautiful and idle day, home from my thankless, and often tedious job, while plotting my escape.  Just a bit of a ramble. “A man is rich in proportion to the number of … Continue reading

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