Time in a Bottle

Time in a Bottle

I heard this very beautiful song on the radio today. It's called Time in a Bottle by Jim Croce

If I could save time in a bottle
 The first thing that I'd like to do
 Is to save every day
 'Til eternity passes away
 Just to spend them with you

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Thich Nhat Hanh // How to Turn Garbage into Flowers

Thich Nhat Hanh // How to Turn Garbage into Flowers

Lately, I've been reading through Thich Nhat Hanhs book, You Are Here. One of my favorite passages in it involves the topic of turning garbage into flowers: 

Sorrow, fear, and depression are all a kind of garbage. These bits of garbage are part of real life, and we must look deeply into their nature. You can practice in order to turn these bits of garbage into flowers. It is not only your love that is organic; your hate is, too. So you should not throw anything out. All you have to do is learn how to transform your garbage into flowers. 

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7 Easy and Efficient Ways to Keep Your House Clean All the Time

7 Easy and Efficient Ways to Keep Your House Clean All the Time

I hate cleaning! I try to avoid it at all costs, but the problem is that I like living in a house that is clean all the time. 

So I did what anyone else would do: I put a lot of effort into not cleaning. Ironically, this involved studying a lot of highly detailed OCD-like housekeeping books, like this and this, so I could figure out how to actually clean optimally and efficiently with the least amount of effort. Perhaps even more ironically, in my quest to avoid cleaning, I clean a little bit each day.  

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