I’ve gone to go make some money.
Yes, I just said that.
I’m not actually anti-money; I’m not an anarchist. I just think, there isn’t a reason to buy tarps from Wal-Mart when forests are littered with them, and locally owned thrift shops have tons. I think my pants from a dumpster, just saved me $10, avoided excess waste, and just gave the soup kitchen piles of vegetables instead. I also think my footwear, acquired through a friendly exchange, was much more productive than buying cheap ones that’ll just be in the garbage in another month anyway.
I also watch people admire my life, when the only reason they aren’t doing the shit they wanna do is because their car is too nice for personal maintenance, and they waste thousands of dollars instead. Then they cry that they can’t do the things they dream of.
Anyway, I just think money isn’t an excuse. There is always a way to do whatever the hell you want, if you want it bad enough. You also have all the necessities you need in order to carry your human to the places she or he needs to go. I promise, if you stop thinking you need new shoes, and just drive somewhere cool instead, you’ll be pleased.
Experiences are more valuable than objects, and I like to live that motto the best that I can. Which, is why I am finally going to go make some money. I want a little more on the experience level, and it’s time to enter new terrain.
Since it seems, in order to make any sort of decent money, in decent time (because time is precious), you must choose the lesser of the evils- so it is, treeplanting I go. I’ll take part in masking the devastation of deforestation, I guess. At least it’s trying to do better, right? At least it’ll provide me with what I need for the next step in my life goals while still racking in another positive experience with like-minded people. Finding the good in everything takes a little work, but is so worth the effort.
Sending love galore, and vibes of beauty and appreciation all around. x0x