I Am Looking For a Simple Life

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    Simplicity Is Freedom

    I am currently reading "How to be free" by Tom Hodgkinson. He advocates a simpler life, back to basics, and refusing the dictates of materialism. I like that.Ride a bike. Play the ukelele. Bake your own bread. Grow your own veg...Throw away your television. Stop reading...
    DancingFox DancingFox
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 28, 2011

    I Am Looking For a Simple Life

    I could live in one room...just let me have my animals (for we love each other), some closeness with nature...a connection with water and trees.   and my books...some keepsakes that have touched my heart... my friends, hopefully near enough to share and... dare I dream...
    frito414 frito414
    56-60, F
    17 Responses May 18, 2009

    Just Love, Safety, & Enough Food to Live Off...

    I don't need a lot really to be happy. A man to love who will love me too. A nice little house or cottage to live in, perferably in the country so that we can have a few animals & grow a garden. Enough money for the necessities without worrying where the next bills will be...
    Wynhaven Wynhaven
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2009

    A Simple Life

    All I want is a simple life, my family safe and well, maybe a friend or 2 I could actually trust and who aren't looking to cause drama. Is that to much to ask, sometimes I wonder. Should I just take what I've got and be happy. People have less. But a simple life is all I want...
    myselfxox myselfxox
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2009

    the year has been full of searches,

    a search seeking happiness and love. a search in different cities and houses,pubs and discs. its been all about the search. and the year is almost ending now. but the search is still on,to find and welcome that person in the heart. to love,being loved. to be kissed and kiss back...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 9, 2013

    I Was Always Told

    Keep it Simple Stupid - I like this better! It is always my plan to do what is simple and with a mnemonic like that its easy to have the idea of doing a lot of kissing to reslve disagreements and arguments.  What could be better :)
    peejay123 peejay123
    Nov 16, 2012

    That's what I've wanted all my life just a

    simple life but like almost everyone finds getting married kids work a house cars and no time for anything time flies by so fast the kids are grown marrage is over but finally at long last I've found my simple life I travel full time in my motorhome see the mountains rivers...
    pupsthree pupsthree
    66-70, M
    1 Response Feb 28, 2014

    With Out All The Extras

    Just reading another of my friends posts like I do and I started to comment on it and thought it would be better to have a story of my own so I didn't detract from hers... She talks about how things have changed for her so dramatically in the past year and how she finds...
    mtvlm mtvlm
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2009

    What I Used To Believe

    I used to believe that I needed a full plate, so to speak, to be happy. Not just a full plate, but a heaping mound of achievements and experiences to put the average person to shame. I wanted to be popular, smart, funny, adventurous, kind, interesting, ambitious, talented, and...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Dec 31, 2009

    Why People Like To Complicate It???

    Well i have great ideas most of the time... Whenever it gets boring i can find something to do. but usually this planning and doing things involve other ppl. i dont like to be alone obviously so i like to share my thoughts with friends and invite them to have fun with me. i...
    LittLeSister01 LittLeSister01
    26-30, F
    Apr 19, 2010

    I feel like a lot of people don't understand me

    when I say this. I know so many people who are constantly wanting the very best or the next best thing. I would be content having very little. I mean, yeah, it would be nice for me to own a house, but I could absolutely care less if I lived in a trailer, or even a camper! If I...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 12, 2015
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