Category Archives: Philosophy

Enjoy the Ride; Happy Birthday Edward Abbey

Don’t Forget to Enjoy the Ride This is a re-post from last year.  However, I think the message is a strong one and worth think about again. Life is short.  If you’re fortunate enough to live with the means and … Continue reading

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Let Go of the Things that Do Not Matter

“We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.” — Oscar Wilde I’m not one for New Year resolutions.  However, it is a time of reflection and I’m glad for the progress I have made in decluttering … Continue reading

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Perpetual Beginner Mentality

Originally posted on GREG MERRITT – BY MY OWN HANDS:
The following is written for those of you, like myself, who are amature/hobbiest woodworkers. ?We just want to build things with wood and enjoy the process as well as the…

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“I am much inclined to live from my rucksack, and let my trousers fray as they like.” from Wandering, Hermann Hesse

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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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