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Suburbs: Tourist traps for non-tourists

I’m going to just start this off by saying that I can’t stand the suburbs in general. Living in the suburbs is like being stuck in an episode of the… 732 more words


Post #5: The Joneses Are Probably Miserable. Don’t Try to Keep up With Them.

I write this blog post today sitting on a mat on the floor of our bedroom (my favorite place to write) in our 700 square foot apartment in Santiago.  653 more words

Financial Freedom

Overcoming Jealousy

Sideways glances
through narrowed eyes

Angry thoughts
of fairness
and pride

Resentful bile
swelling in the gut

Words choking my throat
I would never want to say… 144 more words

Self Worth

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Throughout my life, my parents have warned me over and over again: Do not try to “keep up” with anyone else. Easier said than done, I know. 335 more words

Keeping up with the Joneses

I find it hard enough to keep up with myself, let alone the Joneses or the Molefe’s or even the Gupta’s –  in fact especially the Gupta’s, those guys seem to be everywhere. 453 more words


Create your own world

Life isn’t a dichotomy.

It’s not an either / or.

It’s not a choice between mad consumerist must have a house with five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a boat in the driveway, three cars and four televisions… 392 more words

Simple Living