Years from now, when your skin has worn thin and silklike, and your joints are rusted and creaky and won’t move anymore, what of your life will you look back to with fondness? Me, when I am old and weathered, I will think of The Rugged Summer. Continue reading The Rugged Summer, pt. I
Let’s be honest, practicing minimalism can be challenging. In theory, simplicity should be — well, simple. Get rid of junk you already have, and don’t buy junk you don’t need. Easy enough, right? Continue reading 10 Quotes to Awaken Your Inner Minimalist
I’ve gone off and done quit my job. QUIT. MY. JOB. The nice cushy one at the research hospital. The big girl job. The measure of my success. The one for which we dropped everything and moved. I must be crazy, right?! Continue reading Well, I’ve really done it this time.
On the second day of the new year, my grandfather left this earth. Loved ones surrounded him for days and weeks, and when he departed, his children were by his side. Sometime before he left, Grandpa Ron asked me to tell him about Colorado, writing the request on his dry erase board. Continue reading Tell me about Colorado: A Tribute
I’m a Mess… Those close to me have known that for most of my life, I’ve been a pretty messy person. Clothes, shoes, books, and papers have consistently littered my bedrooms, desks, and cars throughout the years, and I know now that part of my messiness can be attributed to being overwhelmed with stuff. Continue reading Minimalism & Mindfulness
There is something otherworldly about giant pine trees swaying in glittery white dust, and sometimes the movement of the trees in the wind is deafening. Continue reading Pike National Forest, or How One Hula Hoop and a Tin Bucket Changed my Life
The first question people always ask after hearing about our little adventure into the wilderness is, “so, where do you live?” Well, we live everywhere! That’s the short answer anyway. The longer answer is… a bit more complicated. Continue reading “So, where do you live?”
Hello friends, family, campers and glampers. Welcome to the biggest adventure of our lives! What does this adventure entail, you ask? Well, it begins with a cheap, tiny, and most likely mildewy travel camper, and eventually ends with a cozy little cabin homestead in the mountains. Continue reading The Beginning of a Beautifully Small Life