ROOM FOR A PONY

Exploring what life could be like if we weren't buried in clutter, burdened with too many possessions, and surrounded by chaos.

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Back to the Caves?

December 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Consumer Issues, The Packrat Mind, Trash Disposal

The global garbage problem disturbs me horribly. The whole world is filling up with stuff just like our homes are. I don’t think going back to being cave people is the answer. My hope is that if we start from the microcosm of our own dwellings, word of our efforts, of our refusals to participate, […]

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More on Cave Dweller Life

December 4th, 2012 · No Comments · Consumer Issues, Excess of Possessions, Trash Disposal

In Paleolithic times, the nagging household question was “Honey, where’s my club?” That wasn’t a hard one, when you only had three or four possessions.  Today the question is “Where’s my this, where’s my that!?” and on and on. A different question every time. Drives Honey crazy. Why can’t we find our stuff? Because, unlike […]

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How did we get into this mess?

December 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Decluttering

Hello. Welcome to my world. My New World. Not my Old World — that was my Unwelcoming World. My New Clutter-Reduced World is much better. But I will let you peek into the old one occasionally just for comparison purposes. See? You’ll soon find out that I’ve actually been working on this for years already. […]

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