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‘Zero Waste Home’: An example to living easier

The book, “Zero Waste Home” by Bea Johnson was a recommended book I found on a blog I read about living without excess. Being this type of minimalist, earth-saving book, you may think it would be written by someone who has always lived this way. On the contrast, Bea first tells her story about how…… Continue reading ‘Zero Waste Home’: An example to living easier

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The Minimalists’ Book Tour: Louisville, KY

I found The Minimalists around January of 2012 when I wanted to go through a major purge of things around my home, and also some stuff on the inside. It seemed a lot of the stuff on the outside, clutter, chaos, was correlating with a mess of things going on on the inside from just…… Continue reading The Minimalists’ Book Tour: Louisville, KY

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Books on Gardening, the Landscape, & Landscape Architecture

When I first got into gardening and then into landscape architecture, I searched the web for books to begin reading that would help prepare me once I got into school. I found it difficult to find those staples of literature that would help me be ahead of the game. Lately I’ve been wanting to find…… Continue reading Books on Gardening, the Landscape, & Landscape Architecture

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Book Review: Just Kids by Patti Smith

If you enjoy knowing about pop culture or just like to read memoirs or autobiographies, then Patti Smith’s book about her life growing into an icon will be a good read. Just Kids 2010 Patti Smith is a true product of her time; growing up on the East Coast and moving to New York City in her early…… Continue reading Book Review: Just Kids by Patti Smith

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The Art of Wabi Sabi: Book Review “Wabi Sabi Love”

Imagine a crack in a vase. Imagine how you would feel if there all of a sudden was a big crack in your favorite vase. Now imagine instead of feeling anger about the crack, just fill that gap with pure gold. This is the teaching of Wabi Sabi. Wabi Sabi has it’s roots in Japanese Zen…… Continue reading The Art of Wabi Sabi: Book Review “Wabi Sabi Love”

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Book Review: “Choosing Simplicity” by Linda Breen Pierce

A couple weeks ago my mom checked out the book “Choosing Simplicity” from the library and told me I should read it too. At first I thought I would just look over the book, but I ended up reading the whole thing and wanted to read more. This book was inspired from another book, “Your…… Continue reading Book Review: “Choosing Simplicity” by Linda Breen Pierce

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Longevity & The Blue Zones

It’s taken me a while to come up with something to write about… Every time I thought about writing I think, “What should my first post be about?” But I must begin somewhere! So I figure I’ll write about something that I think about a lot, the science of living a quality life. A recent…… Continue reading Longevity & The Blue Zones