Tag Archives: simplicity

Slowing Down

Today has been a quintessential Stella Sunday… and I really needed that calm, timeless day to recharge my batteries. I have been rushing too much lately. So this morning, instead of trying to cook soup with clutter on my oh-too-small … Continue reading

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Travelling at the speed of…bicycle

The muffler on my car stopped muffling. In fact, it fell off completely, making the most horrendous noise as I left it behind. Back when I wrote about simplicity here and here, I was considering reducing the use of my … Continue reading

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Efficiency Revisited

I took the leap. I got a Smart Phone in the interest of efficiency. Remember the discussion about notebooks and having everything in one place? Well, I am a list maker and the lists have been in many locations. I … Continue reading

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The Fullness of Nothing

Living in a one room house has some extra challenges. Like when it’s time to repaint. There is no second room to live in while the job is getting done. The bed is the couch, the dining room table is … Continue reading

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View from the Treetops

This has been a week of radical ideas perched in my forest of familiarity. Unlike the Green Peace rebels though, these radicals called for cutting some big trees. I started to get nervous. These trees have been my friends… my anchors…  my solidarity in … Continue reading

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Bigger Might be Better, But Small is Good Enough

I live in a House for One Person, 360 sq ft of richly layered sanctuary.  This house fits me.  Like Goldilocks searching for the perfect chair, I have lived in Too Big houses and once, on a 33ft sailboat, a … Continue reading

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