• Personal,  Writing

    A Sunny Solution

    Necessity is the mother of invention. It is an act of pure genius when one can use the things they already have available to solve a problem. One of the major problems I currently face is my inability to tolerate backlit screens for very long periods of time. Even when I dim the screen as low as it can go…

  • Housing,  Simplicity,  Writing

    A Quiet Solution

    My friend and her family (I mentioned them in an earlier post) have finally moved down from Michigan. Until they find a place they are camped out in my tiny house. As a result, privacy is virtually impossible to come by at home and the quiet time I need in order to write is completely nonexistent. I could gripe and…

  • Frugality

    The Best Solution is Often the Cheapest

    In today’s society we are taught that the best solutions are the most expensive. We buy the high-end phones, the expensive computers, luxury cars, high-end appliances, and many other items and services based on the logic that it must be wonderful if it costs so much. I’m as guilty of this as the next person. In my hunger for knowledge,…