Life Consolidation

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Born On:
06:32, 15 July 2008 (CDT)
Last Updated:
08:13, 31 October 2008 (CDT)


I feel that my life, perhaps many others as well, could be simpler and this is where I begin where to map out how to do that in an effort to help myself and others. Feel free to add your own section below and layout your plans and ideas for consolidating your life. Use the discussion tab for comments, suggestions, and complaints please.



  • reasonably comfortable
  • non-isolating
  • simple within modern constructs


  • Have a clearly defined home.
    • A place to keep my non-portable stuff.
      • Tangible and non-tangible.
    • Sleep most of the time.
    • Relax in privacy.
  • Define core necessities for maintaining level of comfort.
  • Everything else can be lost/stolen, given away, or placed in a collaborative shared use space(ie. The Shop)


  • Easier to pack for moving when it comes time to do so.
  • Gives one more room to do things with.


Core items

  • Shuttle XPC(desktop)
    • essentially where I maintain *permanent* communication channels with others
      • Instant Messaging
      • IRC
    • remotely accessible
      • SSH or RDP
    • storage
      • downloaded material
      • backups of remote devices
  • Quilts
    • each one was made by someone who cares/cared for me and aren't easily let go.
      • currently count: 4 with 1 lost to general wear and tear
  • Webserver
    • needs to moved to a small box
    • possibly share storage resources with desktop
  • Clothes
    • 5 pairs of pants(jeans or otherwise)
      • reasoning: work week
    • 2 pairs of shorts
      • reasoning: weekends and while at home
    • handful of shirts for variety
    • 7 pairs of boxers
      • reasoning: seven days in a week
    • handful of short and tall socks for varying outfits
  • Laptop
    • home away from home
    • means of accessing home when away from it
      • maintaining contact with remote people
  • Backpack
    • home away from home
    • means of carrying laptop and other portable items for general use on a day to day basis