The Hawk-Mo Hotwire

Micro Entrepreneurism, Simple Living & Art

The Asparagus Theory

With love, this post is dedicated to all of you that have inspired this mindset in me, through the sharing of your own struggles, persistence, inspiration and commitment.  Here at … Continue reading

December 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

I Believe in the Good Things Coming

This post title and theme is a lyric from the song Black as the Night, by Nahko and Medicine for the People. I thank you for the inspiration. The struggles, … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Hazards and Delights of Eating Local & Homegrown

We ate scones for dinner tonight. Not scones and a salad, or scones and eggs, or even scones and meat. We just ate scones. At least these were the best … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

My New Favorite Pair of Pants

Last night I tried to write about my new favorite pants. You’d think they’d make my ass look good, instead they just keep my ass warm. They’re big poofy insulated … Continue reading

November 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

There is Always One More Thing

We’re crazy. We know this. We say it often. But I think that we might have just reached a new level: we’ve started construction on making our own mattresses. I … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 2 Comments


George Carlin’s rant about “stuff” is pee-in-your-pants funny.  I had a storage unit once. The kids and I moved to Florida and moved in with my folks for a couple of years … Continue reading

October 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

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