The Holidays are Over, and What a Relief!

Christmas ornament

I just don’t get it! Undoubtedly, it’s just that I’m abnormal. Because most people I know look forward to the holiday season with downright glee, while I just can’t wait till it’s over. I just don’t get all the hub bub and rushing, and all the effort to make that one day perfect. So I’m glad Epiphany marked the end of the season here. But most of all, I just don’t understand the gift-giving. Read More »

Why I Became a Minimalist

Needless things

That’s a question I often get asked. And it’s not always easy to explain. The first difficulty arises, of course, with trying to define minimalism to those who have never heard of it. The second difficulty comes when others look at me as though I’ve lost my mind. Especially when I tell them that it all came about because of a bottle of vinegar. Read More »