Simple Living Archive

On Finding Yourself 100 Years Old

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. Most of you probably know where that quote is from, but in case you don’t, it’s from the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, a classic ...Read More

My Own 700 Square Feet.

In the last month or so, I have gotten a few requests for pictures of my new apartment. I guess it’s because I moved from a rather large 2 bedroom/2 bath into a small 1 bedroom/1 bath unit and people want to see what ...Read More

How Many Monthly Bills Are You Committed To?

“It’s only $10/month!” A common refrain heard on TV, radio, and printed in magazines – “Satellite radio is $9.99/month! Netflix is only $8!” Have you ever stopped to add up all those little inexpensive monthly bills? I bet they can add up to a ...Read More

Is The News Making You Sick?

I mean, physically ill? It definitely makes me ill if I watch it too much, so I decided to do something about it – I stopped watching all American news. The minute you turn on any American news, even stalwarts like CNN or MSNBC, ...Read More

We Need Simpler Homes.

What kind of house do you really need to live comfortably? No one, and I mean absolutely no one, needs a McMansion-sized house for an average-sized family. Sadly, that’s what is being built quite often by developers of tract housing in suburban neighborhoods. The ...Read More