Category Archives: minimalism

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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Simplify

More great thoughts from Henry David Thoreau on simplifying. “I do believe in simplicity. It is astonishing as well as sad, how many trivial affairs even the wisest thinks he must attend to in a day; how singular an affair … Continue reading

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Minimalism

“I make myself rich by making my wants few.” — Henry David Thoreau For thousands of years, great minds have warned us against the acquisition of “Stuff”.  The more stuff we have, the more we’re obsessed with newer, better, more … Continue reading

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Bicycle Powered Micro Vardo

A very interesting vardo build by artist Barry Howard.  He created a guest post on Tiny House Talk earlier this summer to discuss his ultra-light, fold-down, micro vardo to tow behind his bike.  It provides about 12 square feet (1.1 … Continue reading

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Tiny Rustic House

It appears to be made of upcycled parts and wood and is said to be made on a refurbished trailer.  Found on Tiny House Swoon.  It’s a kindred spirit for sure. Click on over to see more at the Tiny … Continue reading

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Ella Jenkins Tiny House

Deek has featured another fine home with some great photos.  I particularly like this set as the house doesn’t appear to be “staged” but is actually lived in. I can’t wait to see more as promised. See the rest of … Continue reading

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