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October 5, 2008

becoming minimalist has moved.  please visit us at our new address: http://www.becomingminimalist.com/

also, don’t forget to update your bookmarks as all new posts will be entered on the new site.  we hope you’ll like the new look even more as we don’t change any of our content or stated goals.

“minimalist moment” – a moment in time when my journey to become minimalist impacted an unexpected decision.

this weekend while driving through my neighborhood, i noticed a large number of cars parked outside a neighbor’s home. as i drew closer, i counted 12-15 people in their driveway and the “garage sale” sign posted by the street. my initial inclination was to think, “wow, that’s a lot of people at that garage sale. it must be a good one. i should at least stop and check it out.”

at that point, my mind raced back to our decision to become minimalist. i asked myself a different question, “is there anything that i really need to add to my life?” after thinking of none, i drove past the garage sale without a second thought.

don’t get me wrong, i’m not against buying used and cheaper. but i am against buying used and cheaper just because it is used and cheaper.

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