This is the third time we'll be moving in three years. I guess you can say that not being a home owner has "purchased" us the right to mobility. A lot of it, if needed.
The typical Summer humidity is slowly being replaced by a not-so-warm, but not a cool, Fall breeze. And so Autumn hygge begins in Florida. Well, sort of.
Remembering the darkness of 9/11 on this day, sixteen years ago, but also the light and hope that impacted so many of us because of that horrendous moment in history.
It is better to learn from the past than to stay there; this period in time should help us to look at the now as well as the future.
I have learned so much while on this journey of slow living and simplicity, and one thing is definitely worth noting: it takes more effort to dispose than to acquire.
Now passion is a word that's been thrown around quite a bit and not given very much thought. I don't believe we are born with one passion and that we should follow it relentlessly to the end of our days. I see that our interests are ever changing, as well as habits and skill set.
A more simplistic lifestyle does come with its challenges. To be part of a culture where the pursuit of the American dream is idolized and materialism, the norm, I can't think of a more brave movement to join than minimalism and slow living.