It’s Time to Pitch the Stuff

“The business of America is building houses, then building roads to the big box stores where people buy the stuff to fill the houses.” (Jim Kunstler’s description of the American economy before the crash of 2008 via TreeHugger) I have a new and intense desire for simplicity. I want less stuff. I’m tired of feeling […]

How About That Frugality Mentality?

Every other Wednesday is recycling day. As usual, I leave it to the last minute, frantically sorting out paper, plastic, metal, and glass with one ear tuned to the sound of the recycling truck coming down the street. I can’t miss it, because it would be another two weeks before the next pick-up and god […]