Fear cripples, robs, distracts your life. But when you live in an area that is not knee deep in it. The shift to tend to other details that are more important, having greater reward happens. Like getting the winter wood in to stay warm. Canning and preserving for the root cellar stash into the winter […]
Posts Tagged ‘maine simple living’
You read, hear, see lots of signs of depression, unhappiness. And wonder where did all the angry people come from? Why folks are angry, are frustrated is fueled from lots of sources deep inside. My Mom used to call it “stinking thinking”. Not being grateful, counting your blessings. The approach that you are better off […]
The attitude, the tone, appreciation and respect for the surroundings you call home are the trampoline key to how high you get in life. The quality of your existence on Earth is often hinged on how busy, commercial, populated it is in your circle, corner of the World right? When you don’t live in a […]
Being content, at peace starts with knowing you have more than enough. Everything you need for survival and happiness is within us all. But somehow along the way the simple living, easy does it moderation can go to heck in a hand basket. Getting caught up in marketing, and overspending happens when we are convinced […]
We live in a world of enhancements, quick fix solutions to whatever we think is missing in our life. Or what we think will improve it. Presentation is everything. Looking good has overtaken doing good for many. Somewhere along the way the media, society, our self centered egos have planted the notion in our noggins […]
Living in Maine, when you move here full time or have a second home for part time enjoyment of “Vacationland”, your whole outlook changes to a simpler platform. For starters, moving to Maine is not to make giant salaries, to wine and dine and to impress anyone. Maine is for folks that don’t want to […]
It’s not all pretty. Raising your own food, building your own home. Could your teach your children life skills in a Maine farmstead that is a life reliant more on your abilities, patience and respect for the weather than dependency on material things or services?