So. I’m doing a thing. I’ve spent a long time thinking, planning, and dreaming about it. For Years. I’ve put it off so long, that I’m actually tired of not doing it. I’m not exactly ready to put what it is in print yet. But I will soon.I plan on using this space as a […]
Some thoughts about a simpler diet. A doctor once told me to think about how Adam and Eve would have eaten. If you think about it for a minute or two, it makes sense, and provides a simple way to decide what food to eat. They likely wouldn’t have many utensils, if any. They probably […]
Some Thoughts About Writing I’ve been reading Patrick Rhone’s new book Some Thoughts About Writing. It is the second in he’s Minimal Guide series. I have listen to Patrick on his podcast Enough for a long time. The podcast has come to an end, but is archived by a fan here. He writes mainly about […]
I’ve been thinking about minimalism a lot lately. Not in the sense of getting rid of all of my stuff, but more in the sense of “how much is enough? Leo Babauta is a true minimalist, both in life philosophy and also when it comes to physical possessions. Dave is a radical minimalist, limiting himself […]
Technological Slavery: The Collected Writings of Theodore J. Kaczynski, a.k.a. “The Unabomber” I’ve never read anything by the Unibomber, but after reading HAPPINESS TAKES (A LITTLE) MAGIC , I think I might.
I want to write every day. I would like to post every day. I know I won’t, But I would like to. In order to accomplish this, I am simplifying my tools and work flow. I am currently trying out Squarespace as a blogging platform. So far I love it. It is simple but powerful. […]
Here’s my background briefly. I’m 42 years old. I paint houses for a living. I enjoy the actual work but hate the business, I work way to much for way to little, and in the end, I no longer find fulfillment in my work. Over the last couple of years I have been feeling like […]
Almost no one that I have ever met actually has trouble with being creative, what they have trouble with is shipping creativity. They discard their creativity in favor of safety. Seth Godin Interview on The Rise to the Top
With last week’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School and the Aurora Colorado theater shooting in July, there is a growing desire for stricter gun control laws. Those of us who support 2nd amendment rights are going to face severe regulations and loss of freedoms if we don’t start advocating for some reasonable changes in […]
7 Things Christians Need to Remember About Politics I would add that when you mock a candidate, you are mocking about half of the people in the country, who (for the most part) hold their positions for very good and reasonable reasons (as they see it). Christian or not, everyone should keep these things in […]
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