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Call me crazy, but I’m thinking that this working thing is highly overrated.
Take me for example, I’ve been doing it for 25 years. I’ve earned over a half million dollars during my career, I should be living well right? Not so much when you figure I’ve spent over $100,000 at Wal-Mart. That's right, I single-handedly contributed six figures to the coffers of a company I don't even like. They were like this awful, necessary evil in my life. Their prices were so much lower than everywhere else I honestly did not believe that I could stop shopping there.

Everything changed on June 15th, 2012. I quit my job. I've spent the summer unemployed and broker than broke. I couldn't even afford to shop there anymore, much less the more expensive, non-corporate-flesh-eating-giant alternatives. In the time of the greatest poverty I've known in my life I found…

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  • Born on September 4
  • Joined October 10, 2011

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fabric, paper, pens, thread, glass, pottery, paint, alcohol ink, sweaters, afghans, quilts, old clothes

About

Call me crazy, but I’m thinking that this working thing is highly overrated.
Take me for example, I’ve been doing it for 25 years. I’ve earned over a half million dollars during my career, I should be living well right? Not so much when you figure I’ve spent over $100,000 at Wal-Mart. That's right, I single-handedly contributed six figures to the coffers of a company I don't even like. They were like this awful, necessary evil in my life. Their prices were so much lower than everywhere else I honestly did not believe that I could stop shopping there.

Everything changed on June 15th, 2012. I quit my job. I've spent the summer unemployed and broker than broke. I couldn't even afford to shop there anymore, much less the more expensive, non-corporate-flesh-eating-giant alternatives. In the time of the greatest poverty I've known in my life I found freedom from the things I thought I couldn't function without and riches untold.

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