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Radical Simplicity

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Recently, I finished reading a series of books by Daniel Quinn (Ishmael, My Ishmael and The Story of B). These are the most profound books I have ever read and each takes a different approach to teaching the history of how we “got to where we are.” The problem is, these books are so important to me that I do not want to do a simple report on the books and walk away. These books are so important to me that I want to take some time to really get a handle on what they truly mean to me and how I will do and view things differently going forward.

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Dreams Require Constant Tweaking

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Many times we set a goal or dream we would like to achieve, then when something changes, we abandon the dream thinking it wasn’t meant to be. You have to realize that sometimes when you state a dream, you haven’t really thought it through 100%. Sometimes it takes the process of time and change to figure out what the achievement of that dream really looks like. Sometimes new information necessitates a new approach. It may not be exactly what you thought it would be, but it is still your dream.

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Lastest Costa Rica Design

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

We have been working on the design for our future Costa Rica home for some time. It changes constantly and this is the latest that we have. I have shadowed the model with what I believe to be a noon time sun during the “winter” months of the year. That is, when the sun is lowest in the sky. As you can tell, that’s still pretty high.

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