The joy of not owning stuff…

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Mar 262012
 
The joy of not owning stuff...

I don’t want to say for sure right just yet as nothing is certain but it would appear that my financial fortunes may well take a turn towards improvement here in the very near future. The tax bill has been covered and will be taken care of in April and beyond that I have no […]

Aug 152011
 

I really hate banks. They are a bureaucratic pain in the ass. You allow them to hold your money in a safe place and they act like it is their money and you have no right to it. And lately, with the economic downturn, they have gotten real fee happy on top of the poor […]

Minimalism, a life choice or am I just too damn lazy?…

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Jul 212011
 

…well, don’t ask my old man that question. He would burn your ears off for a couple of hours. But it is a legitimate question. Do we chose the minimalist lifestyle because we truly hate the consumer driven way we used to live, or are we just giving up on the whole scratching and clawing […]

It doesn’t matter and it never will…

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Jul 072011
 

I was going to back off on the posts for awhile after lasts week’s abundance of best selling, over the top, greatest posts ever and just go back to the weekly schedule I set for myself. But a minor incident happened yesterday that just stuck with me all night and today. So much so that […]

I need a job…or do I?

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Jun 192011
 

It always amazes me when I hear someone say:  “I need a job.” or “I need to find some work”.  I always ask them why they need a job or why they need to work and the answer is always the same, “I need to make some money!”.  So what you are really saying is […]

More on not spending a dollar bill..

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Mar 202011
 

I wrote a post about the dollar and suggested trying the experiment of never spending a dollar bill.  So, to illustrate, I am going to keep tabs for a month or so and see how I do.  Up in the header you will see the words “Current Total” with a number on it.  That will […]

$

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Mar 132011
 

A few random thoughts and stories regarding the dollar bill. It’s called a buck, a simolean, a greenback.  It doesn’t buy much these days and it is symbolic of a lot things economic and otherwise.   I bring this up as an intro to an incident that happened a few years ago.  It was the final […]