October 26, 2013

Not Buying Anything: Priceless

"Our freedom can be measured by the number of
 things we can walk away from."

- Vernon Howard


  1. In our little world:
    $2480 = approx 16 weeks groceries.
    $699 = 2 months of healthcare payments
    $3250 = 1 semester of community college
    $1695 = 8 weeks of utilities (gas electric, water, sewer & trash)

    Not exactly freedom, but I like the idea. :-)

    1. Clamco,

      Your comment puts things into perspective quite nicely, and never mind the thousand dollar fashion accessories. Most of us are just trying to get by.

      Food is the only thing I go shopping for anymore. You can't eat a purse, or shoes, or a suit, and when the power goes out, the ipad is useless. It might be useless anyway...

      Good job on the new blog (http://clamcocottage.blogspot.ca.) Love the new place, and will be checking in to see how things are progressing.


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