Simple Living Archive

The Truth About YOLO

I have seen YOLO around a lot lately in blogs, newspaper articles, magazines. In case you don’t know, the acronym YOLO stands for You Only Live Once. Trouble is, it’s not just a cute phrase that people can use to be cool and hip ...Read More


I have been thinking a lot lately about value. What it means to me, what it means in my life, my work, the purchases I make, the time I spend working, hanging out with friends, or just reading a book. It’s strange how as ...Read More

Do You Have The YES Virus?

Right now I am reading Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk and because of how much I love the book I also subscribed to his blog. His video post today is titled “The YES ...Read More

It’s All Too Much

Add up the constant barrage of information most of us are bombarded with and is it any wonder that we can’t sleep, we can’t concentrate, we can’t stick with things, we can’t make a choice, we can’t ever be satisfied? That we turn to ...Read More

The Loneliest Cowboy

For this episode of Far Out, VICE went to Chilean Patagonia to meet Faustino Barrientos, one of Lake O’Higgins’ most infamous inhabitants. Lake O’Higgins comprises a portion of the border between Chile’s Aysén region and Argentina’s Santa Cruz province. Since 1965, Faustino Barrientos has ...Read More

You Do Some Stuff

Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else. -Leonardo da Vinci ...Read More

Stop Worrying and Let it Ride

I need to stop worrying about everything. I have been on the move, packing my stuff, unpacking my stuff, throwing away my stuff, buying new stuff, and spending a lot on gasoline for what seems like eternity now. In the 2.5 years, I have ...Read More


UPDATE – Thanks. Got it, and will proceed. I appreciate the input, and be back real soon. 🙂 ...Read More