Hank bought a bus…

this blog tells the on going story of an Architectural student named Hank who got tired of drawing conceptual designs for imaginary clients, so he bought a bus and converted it into a very sweet, minimalist, tiny house. Them he started driving across the US in it. Very cool!

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Air cleaners

So… I recently read an article about how risky indoor air can be, especially in long cold winters when everything is wrapped up tight. I know it’s still summer, but, and I cannot believe I’m about to actually say this, Winter is Coming! Ha!

So I’ve prepared. Not by sharpening my swords, or buying an army of castrated slaves (?!) [apologies to those of you, who unlike me, have managed to avoid falling into the Games of Thrones series] but by buying two rather large air cleaning ferns.

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A simple guide to becoming a minimalist

Earlier today I posted a now deleted gush I wrote about a book that I thought was geared toward helping us understand why it is we buy more than what we need so that we could stop buying more than what we need.  But much to my chagrin, as I read further (lesson, read the whole darn thing before you promote it!), I realized the goal of the book was to instruct product developers, marketers, and sales people understand why we buy more so they could capitalize on it and get us to buy even more and more and more!

Gosh.

Now, this guy, (i read the whole post and several more on his site: when I learn a lesson I learn a lesson!) is really trying to help us buy and own less. I love this. Check it out! (and please accept my apologies if you read the previous before I deleted it and started wondering what had happened to me. It’s all good now. Lesson learned!)

Here’s the link:

http://www.becomingminimalist.com/consumer-isnt/