hail the Egoless; egolessness in popular culture; the Hobbits; the Jewel of the Nile
MrMM: being a producer is more fun than being a consumer only; physical fitness over convenience; voluntary hardship; constantly improving body, mind and using time to to make sure it adds to happiness rather than life suck.
a dammusso in the Philippines; a stone/concrete cottage that collects rain
am ritual: water, hi-fat/protein breakfast with fiber; coffee with milk and bacon, eggs & tomatoes
Simple sewing projects, no measuring, no patterns, straight sewing, no zippers projects.
Making do; bricolage; nimbleness; embracing entropy; use what you have
Kitchen pantry beauty: vinegar foot soak; teatree oil/coco oil pedicure; aloe vera body moisturizer; black soap hair and body shampoo.
small plates eating, tapas, dainty food: https://www.brit.co/tapas-party/; my favorite argentinian appetizer plate; plateless foods, finger foods
writing a mystery story set in a melting pot, postal carrier-detective; possible characters: the super, the real estate agent, a newly-arrived immigrant; crime in a culturally diverse community; greed and money in a hot real estate market, the clash of cultures; the joys and pains of living in a diverse community; sub-urban life
living in jh
emily dickinson at the morgan; writing recluse
the pleasures of drinking tea with milk and honey and eating only when hungry; simple food with very little cooking but satisfying
sitting at bar enjoying a drink, some food and each other’s quiet company
a no-cooking meal
visiting can be fun; an introvert’s guide
being comfortable in one’s clothes
how to write, learn to write
the small book, a booklet, a pocket book
pleasures of space, time, solitude, quiet
community news writing, sign up for a course in writing, news reporting: https://www.newsu.org/tips-tools-writers
keeping simple, not needlessly holding on to anything, ideas, people, situation
what art is: watt’s and sayer’s ideas, the trinitarian process: vision, incarnation – fleshing out – expression, effect on community, world at large; creativity