Tag Archives: simplicity

A test from God – Part II

Thank you, dear reader, for returning to my yarn of adventure and survival in the great wilderness. When you last heard from me I was battling incredible odds through a tortuous mountain storm in conditions so bleak most men would … Continue reading

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You are being watched

I’ve been watching you. Not in the creepy stalker way. Not in the secretive NSA way. Not in the we-didn’t-do-anything-with-that-information Facebook way. I’ve just been watching. I watch at stoplights, I watch at the grocery store. I keep my eyes … Continue reading

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Lack of Security

We all need certain essential “things” to survive and prosper. Food, water, shelter, sleep, and sex all come to mind for most of us. The common pursuit of these essentials is the basis for society. That way we can work … Continue reading

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Welcome back

Alright, so it’s been a while. You see, I started writing. Not for a living, mind you, but getting paid to write nonetheless. This caused a strange thing to happen. I started to dislike pounding out words. I believe it … Continue reading

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Thought for a beautiful October day

“Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; love more, and all good things will be yours.” – Swedish proverb

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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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Dance monkey, dance

There is an old saying about authors. It’s been paraphrased many times, so I’m not sure of the exact original words. What I was told amounts to “you make the monkeys dance.” It means that the writer of a story … Continue reading

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Value

Sometimes we place value on the wrong things. I recently had dinner with one of my relatives. She is not young, but not what I consider old. The pains of more than seven decades are upon her, but she still … 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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Expectations

I want it all, and I want it now. Our society has evolved – de-evolved possibly – into one that has almost every imaginable convenience available all the time. The internet allows us to purchase most things at any time … Continue reading

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