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Godspeed, adventure and exploration

On Thursday of this week Scott Carpenter died. For those of you that are less than somewhere in your 50s, he was one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts and the fourth American into space. The Mercury Seven astronauts were … Continue reading

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Six things you should know about minimalism

There are things you should know about minimalism.   Minimalism is not all it’s cracked up to be. In fact, it’s less. You will have to make some tough decisions. You will have to rid yourself of things that are … Continue reading

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Not enough room

Well, the hassle that is moving is over. Of course you knew I would have some keen observations. I have spent the vast majority of my adult life in the suburbs and bedroom communities of a fairly major metropolitan area. Although … Continue reading

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Pictures, pictures, and more pictures

So it looks like I’m moving Moving is a pain in the ass. I think most of us would agree on that. Even for a minimalist, it still presents problems and hurdles that need to be overcome. Transferring utilities, getting … Continue reading

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Thoughts for an end-of-winter day

Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions. Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take … Continue reading

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Blast off

Scratch one off of the ol’ bucket list. Some of you may remember when I casually mentioned I was going to attend a NASA rocket launch. One of my childhood dreams was to be an astronaut. Although that didn’t quite … Continue reading

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Dying Penniless

I have always been a car guy. Even at a young age I marveled at shiny paint and bright chrome. The sound of an internal combustion engine was music to my tiny ears. Cars represented freedom, big American freedom and … Continue reading

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