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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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Note to self – № 3

“How we spend our days, is how we spend our lives.” Annie Dillard A good daily reminder. What I did today was my choice: Chores, pleasure, work, rest… More of the same tomorrow. Source: Note to self – № 3

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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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Some Excellent Advice from the Good Dr. Johnson

“When idle, be not solitary. When solitary, be not idle,” Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784)  

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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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