Category Archives: Non Consumerism

A Minimalist’s Struggle

I consider myself to be a minimalist. I don’t shop for fun, I don’t live to buy, I have very little attachment to stuff, and I dream of one day, when the kids are all grown up, moving into a … Continue reading

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A Blessing In Disguise

Sooo… when I was unloading the dishwasher yesterday. I guess I was being clumsy, because the coffeepot hooked around the rack and I broke off a huge piece of glass. I knew I wouldn’t be able to fix this, so … Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi, Kintsugi And My Old Socks

This week I learned a thing or two about Wabi Sabi; a Japanese world view/aesthetic based on accepting and even appreciating transience and imperfection, rather than resisting and rejecting it. It seems to focus mostly on personal imperfection and the transience … Continue reading

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