If you can’t slow down, you can’t enjoy this!

Big Head Todd has pretty much been laying in my car seat, in my cd player, on my mp3 player or on an itunes playlist since 1997. One of my favorite long run and “time to escape” bands. I see they are playing with Trombone Shorty at Red Rocks in June, that is going to be awesome.

NYT Article – Living with Less (Consumption Revisited)

You should read this article:

Living with Less. A lot Less.

I like material things as much as anyone. I studied product design in school. I’m into gadgets, clothing and all kinds of things. But my experiences show that after a certain point, material objects have a tendency to crowd out the emotional needs they are meant to support.

I wouldn’t trade a second spent wandering the streets of Bangkok with Olga for anything I’ve owned. Often, material objects take up mental as well as physical space.

I have less — and enjoy more.