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Simple Living

Slow, Simple Living in the City

Finding time to cook a meal is an empowering act of defiance nowadays. Researching long forgotten recipes and ingredients takes time but it allows you to slow down, enjoy life's small pleasures...

HomesteadingSimple Living

Be Independent…Create Your Own Food Supply

When Marjory Wildcraft discovered the extent to which her county was a food desert, the former investment manager rolled up her sleeves and began growing her own. Today, she’s healthier...

Free ThinkingSimple Living

Fertile Valleys and a Thumbs-Up to Politics

Lucretius, the old Roman poet, might've been onto something. Truth... simplicity... contentedness... and a sincere appreciation for the real "nature of things." His major work, quoted above, is

Simple Living

The Freedoms of the Pre-Internet Family

The season is drawing to a close here in the Paris of the South. At least, it is for your editor. This time next week, we'll be passing through North America, visiting friends and family, on our

Simple Living

“All My Students Starved to Death. Again.”

Independence comes in many different colors and flavors. Which is a good thing...not least because our little Truth & Plenty project would have a rather short shelf life otherwise. There's wealth

Simple Living

The Two Roads to Wealth

Lately we've been wondering about wandering. Strolling around our local barrio...ambling along the broad avenidas...sauntering through the nearby plazas...your editor has movement on the mind.

Free ThinkingSimple Living

Drifters, Hobos, Rolling Stones

“Lord, I was born a ramblin’ man, Tryin’ to make a livin’ and doin’ the best I can. And when it’s time for leavin’, I hope you’ll understand, That

Simple Living

Can Modern Man Reconnect with His True Surroundings?

The weather has taken a turn here in Brazil...for the better! Your roaming editor was due back in Buenos Aires yesterday, but thanks to a visa kerfuffle at the airport, he's holed up here in

Simple LivingTiny Homes

Tiny House Living

All over the nation, homeowners are embracing what is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating trends of the 21st century. And it’s a trend that shows no sign of slowing down. What’s happening is