“You wander from room to room hunting for the diamond necklace that is already around your neck.” Rumi
My niece, Tree Bunny (not her real name. My brother is not a hippy) has recently begun the minimalist 21 day experiment. In the challenge a person packs up everything they own and sticks it in a room. Then items are removed from that room only as needed. Day one you may want to go get your toothbrush, and some clean underwear. Perhaps a dish, some cutlery and a pot the next morning when you want to have oatmeal for breakfast. And slowly you replace only the things you truly need and use into your daily life.
I have to admit that this paring life down to stark nothingness strangely appeals to me.
Tree Bunny is mostly through the challenge. She has exactly one plate, one bowl, one fork, spoon and knife…