Tag: simple life

My ABC of Simple Slow Living

My ABC of Simple Living? It’s about getting back to the basics. I strive to life a more simple, natural life. First, because it’s good for us and for the planet. But also because as […]

Dog Payments, Snowballs and Debt-Free Living!

I‘m fond of saying that Hubby and I should have received a financial stupidity award in our early marriage. Armed with credit cards and few brains, we shopped foolishly and extravagantly. Even buying a dog […]

Simple Slow Living for Retirement

Between certain life-style choices we’ve made, and finding retirement age just around the corner (yikes), we’re starting to think about those years more. Choices we in no way regret, but which will undoubtedly make retirement interesting, to […]

Cultivating Contentment in a World of Stuff

I once read a testimony of a missionary family on a south Pacific island. Things were tough for them. Treated poorly by the locals, they had barely enough to live on. And discouraged, they toyed […]

Why I Don’t Own a Smartphone

I‘m probably among the few in Italy (and likely most places) with no Smartphone. And people often wonder why, so I explain that for me it’s a matter of ethics. Ethics that extend to my […]

Two Months Without Internet

Many today would ask, “Is it even possible to live without internet?” How about you? Would you survive 2 months without it? What would you do?