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This simplifying is making me thirsty

Whew! And I thought plastic bags were an issue. What did I know? Not enough. Been over a year since I posted and it seems like simplifying gets complicated before it gets simple. At times I’ve felt like I wanted … Continue reading

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My Review of Byer Easy Cot

Originally submitted at REI The Byer Easy cot sets up in under a minute for convenient use around camp and at home. Byer Easy Cot Easy it is By Jimmy Mc from Nashville, TN on 7/31/2011 5out of 5 Pros: … Continue reading

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Of Simple Shacks & Autumn Afternoons

Recently I received my copy of Humble Homes, Simple Shacks by Derek “Deek” Diedricksen. His blog, Relaxshax (link appears in my blogroll) is one of my favorites. The book itself is a piece of work. Derek has done all of … Continue reading

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Simplifying Isn’t So Simple

Certainly isn’t as simple as I expected. I’ll have more to say on that another time. Today I simply want to vent my frustration with my weak progress in my ongoing battle of the plastic bags. The photograph shows what … Continue reading

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Say ‘No’ To Plastic Bags

I’ve  had  it with plastic bags. They are everywhere. Go to the grocery, they’re there. Go to the pharmacy, they’re there. I went to buy some rice cakes. I’ve not mastered rice cake making, so I’m not “fully realized”! I … Continue reading

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Simple And Nutritious

And pretty darn tasty, too. I’m talking about cocoa, not the mix but the raw cocoa powder. (Make sure the container says 100% cocoa.) It’s still hot where I am but you can enjoy this beverage cold or hot. It’s … Continue reading

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Simply Elegant

Yesterday afternoon while walking up my sidewalk I saw this beautiful creature. I thought it was a butterfly of some kind. Turned out to be a Luna Moth, I learned with the help of Stephen Stedman at Tennessee Tech. As … Continue reading

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