Spring Has Sprung!! Hallelujah

For this artsy Saturday, I want to give you a taste of Spring.  This picture was taken about a year ago at the Prophetstown State Park here in Indiana.  It is beautiful to me because of its simplicity…

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Taking “Simplicity” To The Edge

For this artsy Saturday, I want to take simplicity to the edge. This is a picture of a floor in one of the sites I visited this summer uRV trips.  I guess it is considered a parquet floor but I don’t think I have ever encountered one like it. Being a woodworking guy it just […]

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Simplicity..

I thought I would make this post the epitome of simplicity.  What 19th or early 20th century home could live without a 25 lb can of lard.  If 25 lbs is not enough how about an 80 lb can? It goes really good on crackers I hear. I just love taking pictures of old time […]

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Simple Yet Evocative

  I came across a blog site (The Drabble)  the other day that spoke to my heart.  Actually the site came across me by “liking” one of my very short posts. The words simple, yet evocative pieces that capture what it means to be human described the purpose of the site.  Simple yet evocative says it […]

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Simplicity…

  I came across this post from about three years ago that seems to apply to my recent posts on tiny houses and simplicity.  Take a look… I think it applies more today than it did even three years ago… Click on the image below to go there.

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The Appeal of Simplicity In A Complex World..

I loved the quote in the title above when I came across it recently on the CNN Channel’s GPS.  Too many people want easy-to-understand answers to all the problems around them. So when someone comes along and tells them that the solution to gross wealth inequity is to build a wall around the country they […]

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Simplify…

The last few years the concept of simplicity has been a major theme for me.  I have spent much of the last year decluttering my life and all the stuff I have unnecessarily collected. That included a closet of clothes never worn in several years and a 30×60 foot barn with decades worth of accumulated […]

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Simplicity

Sometimes I see the elegance in the simplicity. This is one of those times….

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For Just A Spell….

“We are just here for a spell and pass on. . . so get a few laughs, do the best you can. . . Live your life so that whenever you lose, you are ahead – Will Rogers, 5 July 1931 Since I have been trying to chill out more lately I have been going […]

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Patience and Simplicity…

  I can’t imagine the patience it takes to make one of these stone walls found at the Pleasant Hill Shaker Village near Lexington KY and there are hundreds of feet of them there.

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