How I came to Minimalism

Why Minimalism? Its was one of the first, big questions. It’s an alternative lifestyle. One that many people find peculiar. So I wanted to share how so realized it was the life that I wanted to live. I don’t need much to be happy. As I grow older, I find that the simpler the better.Continue reading “How I came to Minimalism”

The Downsizing

We had made it to U-Haul just in time. We rented the unit, and quickly moved our life into it. Quietly I told my husband that we would be back soon to purge. we have been upended, but it has been a great opportunity to downsize. It is the first big step in our newContinue reading “The Downsizing”

Less is More

I have been doing a lot of thinking. I am nearing thirty, and feel the pressure of another milestone birthday creeping closer. Choices need to made about how to spend the rest of my life.One thing that I have been thinking about the type of life that I want to lead. The last few years,Continue reading “Less is More”

Bolton Valley

I had never heard of Bolton Valley. I was sick Friday with the stomach flu, when my husband approached me. He quietly asked me if I had any interest in skiing on Sunday. I mumbled a yes before rolling over to sleep. Saturday I was feeling better and had doubts about the trip. It wasContinue reading “Bolton Valley”

2018 Goals: Update

Its New Years Eve, and Its hard to believe that another year has flown by. Last January I wrote a small post outlining my goals for 2018. I wanted to circle back on those goals I set. I believe in transparency, so here is an update on my 2018 goals. Write One Page everyday IContinue reading “2018 Goals: Update”

Kennebunk Beach

On Saturday we went up to Maine for the day. It was a beautiful Winter day. It just warm enough so that wind coming off the water wasn’t bitter. The dogs played while we walked down the beach. I brought my Nikon D7100 along and was able to get some awesome pictures. I wanted toContinue reading “Kennebunk Beach”

Travel Essentials

Now that Thanksgiving is over we are officially into the holiday season. With that comes traveling for the holidays. Traveling can be hectic during this time of year. I think it is important to have a few go to items when you are traveling. Here is my list of essentials. Camera I have a passionContinue reading “Travel Essentials”

Inspire Me

 It is a world full of new cultures and destinations. People are diverse and  are inspired by different things. Some are inspired by beautiful works of art, or high ideals. Others can be inspired by small conversations, or an intimate moment. This week I took some time to think about what I am energized by. TheseContinue reading “Inspire Me”

What I am Thankful for

 Here in New Hampshire it seems we are in the full grips of Winter. We have had three snowstorms in a week. Today is Thanksgiving, and I am wondering where 2018 has gone. As I get older the years go quicker, with no sign of slowing down. Since it is Thanksgiving I want to share whatContinue reading “What I am Thankful for”

Five Favorite Books

 Reading is one of my favorite activities.  There is something special about sitting down at the end of a hard day with a good book.  I love it so much that my undergraduate degree was in English with a specialty in literature. About a week ago I did a post on books, and it seemedContinue reading “Five Favorite Books”