Digital Cocaine [Book Review]

Coincidence that a friend loaned me Digital Cocaine by Brad Huddleston right after my two months with no internet?  Perhaps, but I doubt it. Especially in light of the surprising answer Steve Jobs made regarding his children and the newly released iPad in 2010.  Continue reading “Digital Cocaine [Book Review]”

Two Months With No 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?

We traveled a lot this summer. Between visiting friends and churches, and with the month we spent down in our summer home, we were gone 2 months. And all of it internet free.  Continue reading “Two Months With No Internet”

Scheduling Simplicity? {Streamlined Schedules}

Cuckoo Gnome

The multiple distractions of modern life eat away at our time and lives, making organization and discipline ever more necessary. Perhaps even more so for folks like me, who work at home. With few actual deadlines to meet, it’s far too easy to procrastinate! And leaving things undone eventually creates problems.  Continue reading “Scheduling Simplicity? {Streamlined Schedules}”

The Golden Rule of Simplifying


Or at least, MY golden rule of simplifying! 🙂 It’s interesting, because I often talk with people about simplifying, decluttering, etc. And two facts usually emerge.

  1. Most people see a need for it.
  2. And most don’t think they can do it.

Continue reading “The Golden Rule of Simplifying”