Personal Life looks like this: Winter in Baja can be chilly. Days of cold wind juxtaposed with those of warmth and sunshine. One minute I’m doubling up on socks, the next I’m sweating. It’s the desert. Next to the sea. A place of contrasts. I spend time noticing and studying the details of this place. … Read more March 1, 2022
Links The act of reading is an exercise for your brain. Not to mention all the valuable data contained in books. Benefits of Reading Books: How It Can Positively Affect Your Life How reading changes your brain, according to neuroscience How reading rewires your brain for higher intelligence and empathy Reading is exercise for the … Read more Benefits of Reading
I’m applying minimalism to my social media activity. Going Forward: For writing, misc. – this blog. Pictures – Instagram – My Favorites – this blog. For videos – YouTube. 2 channels. Adventures Of Sandra and Dave and My Personal YT I dabble in a few other online spaces…but I’m concentrating more time on “real world” … Read more Minimizing Online (journal)
White, sheer curtains drift in the breeze, and the sunlight dances thru the window as they move. It’s lovely and I’m grateful to be here. I’m in a rented house in Mexico, sitting in a room I use as an office. Fine food and weather. Freedom. Good sleep. Interesting world around me. This is life … Read more The Lake Chapala Days (journal)
I practice making do with what I have on hand. I find myself doing this more and more. I find it satisfying to create solutions that are efficient, economical, and elegant in their simplicity. That’s kind of what this video is about.
A Peshtemal is a traditional Turkish towel. It’s also called a fauta, and hamam towel. Made of woven cotton. They’re not plush like a terry towel but instead thin with a flat weave. I like them because: They dry fast. Stay fresh longer. They pack small & light. They look nice. Multi-purpose uses – throw, … Read more Peshtemal Towel (good stuff)
I feel strongly that applying minimalism in my life has improved it. Here’s what I’ve noticed. The more I continue along this path, the more “what I want to own” changes. My desire for possessions is more practical. I find greater value in what I do than what I own. I’m a better director of … Read more Results of Minimalism