Tag Archives: philosophy

Take a Walk

“It is the best of humanity, I think, that goes out to walk. In happy hours all affairs may be wisely postponed for this. Dr. Johnson said, ‘Few men know how to take a walk,’ and it is pretty certain … Continue reading

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Life is Short, Keep It in Perspective

Happy New Year one and all! Here’s a bit of Stoic thought to help keep a perspective on reality… “Let death and exile, and all other things which appear terrible, be daily before your eyes, but death chiefly; and you … Continue reading

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Dream, Live, Never Give In

I know this is a little outside the normal material for this blog but there is very little that is normal about me anyway.  I hope you can enjoy the message here.

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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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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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