|Variations on low cost housing||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Marganne (margannemacnexus.org)|
|Date: Sun, 18 May 2008 15:21:41 -0700 (PDT)|
Here's more examples of people who aren't poor choosing to live lightly or small. It's still on the NYTimes most read list:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/17/us/17texas.html?ei=5087&em=&en=d30b022f7a9633af&ex=1211256000&pagewanted=print May 17, 2008 Chasing Utopia, Family Imagines No Possessions By RALPH BLUMENTHAL and RACHEL MOSTELLERAUSTIN, Tex. - Like many other young couples, Aimee and Jeff Harris spent the first years of their marriage eagerly accumulating stuff: cars, furniture, clothes, appliances and, after a son and a daughter came along, toys, toys, toys.
Now they are trying to get rid of it all, down to their fancy wedding bands. Chasing a utopian vision of a self-sustaining life on the land as partisans of a movement some call voluntary simplicity, they are donating virtually all their possessions to charity and hitting the road at the end of May.
- Variations on low cost housing Marganne, May 18 2008
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