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6 Ways to Simplify Your Life

February 7, 2011

1. Get rid of your clocks.

The brunette smashes a clock.

2. Throw your cell phone into the creek.

The brunette casts away her phone.

3. Say “No!” often.

The brunette says "no".  She is holding a sword.

4.  Experiment with cooking; join the Slow Food movement!

The brunette makes stew.  Noxious, green, radioactive, possibly dangerous stew.

5.  Stop and really look at the beauty in your world.

The brunette looks at a flower.

6.  Deny any responsibility you have for the chaos that ensues.  After all, you’re just simplifying your life.

The brunette sits in the lotus position amid chaos.

Simplicity attained.

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18 Comments leave one →
  1. February 7, 2011 6:40 am

    OMG. your drawings keep getting better and better and you keep getting crazier and crazier!!! LOVE #1 and #5.

  2. February 7, 2011 6:45 am

    Smartphones are the devil’s handiwork. It’s the adult version of a wooby. Woobies are torn away from children as they get older because we don’t want them to rely on them for comfort. Perhaps it’s time for grown-ups to get a taste of their own medicine (myself included of course)! Death to the smartphone! But not before I check my email, wordpress, facebook, twitter, text messages, etc.

    Happy Monday!

    G-LO

  3. February 7, 2011 8:59 am

    Great drawings and wonderful color! I don’t own a Smartphone (just my basic 1st edition cell phone) but know the day is coming.

    Good stuff – so glad I found your page!

    • February 7, 2011 9:49 pm

      Thanks! I just got my smartphone about a month ago, and it’s eaten my soul alive. Moderation is an impossibility.

  4. February 7, 2011 9:03 am

    I throw my cell phone out the car window quite often and watch it smash to smithereens.

    and then I have to go back to the Sprint store and get a replacement.

    when will I learn?

    #6 cracks me up!

  5. February 7, 2011 1:26 pm

    Love this, especially #5 and 6. So great!!!

  6. February 7, 2011 1:43 pm

    Great stuff, MM!

  7. February 7, 2011 3:16 pm

    Ah, sweet simplicity! It is easier than we think, isn’t it?

  8. February 7, 2011 5:36 pm

    Nothing like throwing away cell phones, eh?

  9. February 7, 2011 5:48 pm

    loved this!

  10. Cecile permalink
    February 8, 2011 3:36 am

    Yeah.. clutter is from the devil. Likes to clutter your brain and eat your eyes, so you don’t see the clutter. Stupid devil.

  11. February 9, 2011 8:57 am

    I love all your…..posts. Was gonna say “stuff” but that defeats the purpose of a minimalist, would you agree…?

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