Tag: Cheap

Why Basswood Chooses to Wander the World.

Basswood wrote that he is still in San Marcos, Guatemala. He said he met someone on the street that he traveled with three years ago. We live in a small world… Basswood has never met a stranger and the number of people that travel around the world visiting remote villages is really small. Earlier on this trip Basswood said he met someone from Northern Minnesota, near where we live.   Speaking of Northern Minnesota, it Read More …

Balsam Christmas Tree

I am too cheap to buy a Christmas tree. We live out in the country with spruce trees and balsam firs everywhere. Why would I spend money on a tree that is dead? Unfortunately the spruce and balsam trees on our property have branches that are spaced too far apart to make a good Christmas tree. So for the last few years the girls and I go out on our property and get three balsam Read More …