26 October 2008

Couldn't Have Said It Better Myself

Our friend and fellow blogger Thom of San Diego has nailed it right on the head:

It's time--past time, really--to unlearn the "newer is better" mentality so many of us have grown up with. If we're going to learn to do more with less (and we will most certainly have to), we're going to need to turn away from brand-new retail shops and toward our garages, local yard sales, and thrift shops. Just like most of the world already knows, there are a whole bunch of very serviceable old bicycles out there (and everything else) just waiting to be used again.

I agree with everything he says. In fact, if you just swap the word 'bicycles' with 'clothes' you basically have the manifesto for this blog.

Read the whole article here.


The Duck said...

A frugal person is always happier on the last day of the month.

The Duck

Giuseppe said...

And how.