It’s the simple pleasures!
It’s being grateful for the ordinary, everyday things we take for granted.
Such as living and breathing and your heart beating. Can’t get more ordinary than that. You’ve got to do it every day.My Honda Accord has been freed from the grip of Snowzilla. Took me two days to accomplish. I consider it a grand success, anytime a male over 60 digs a car out without a heart attack! And I do not brag. Some other folks were not so fortunate. There but for the grace of God go I. Heaven knows, it’s not because I’m so physically fit. Because, well, I’m not.
I’m delighted to report that here in Gaithersburg, MD, Snowzilla is in full retreat in above-freezing temperatures.
Thanks to all who shoveled, to all those who were prepared in advance with snowblowers, and thanks to the guys who drive those little mean, green machines.
— John Hayden
Is The Tiny House Movement A Big Lie? — You can read all about it over at the Tree Hugger Blog. Click on the big red link above.
Living simply is always a work in progress. — John
I promised myself I wasn’t going to let this happen in the new apartment. Famous last words.
On the positive side, the sink is small — you might even say tiny, as kitchen sinks go — so it limits the number of dirty dishes that can pile up. Plus, I left most of the dishes at the old apartment. How many dishes does one bachelor need? Continue reading
Slideshow of Tiny House Photos
For some reason, readers of WIP are fascinated by tiny houses. BTW, I’ve lived in a one-room efficiency apt for five years, and plan to move to one that’s even smaller in the fall.
Couldn’t resist posting one more video. A most energetic and inspiring older couple. I guess local food and organic food is possible. All you need is dirt and work.
A most interesting take on sustainable food and local food. I’m particularly fascinated by the part about training young people for meaningful work. A great alternative to college for many, perhaps.