Category Archives: minimalism

The Golden Rule of a Minimalist Homestead

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” Wise words from William Morris. This is the mantra that drives the entire vardo project.  I try to keep this in mind … Continue reading

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There is Enough: Books

Originally posted on Becoming a Minimalist:
Becoming a minimalist involves convincing ourselves of just one thing. There is enough. Marketing would have us believe that we will never be enough or have enough. A recent trip to the thrift store…

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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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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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