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This Navy Seals rule of thumb is good armor in the face of the endless possibilities of digital consumer culture. Twice in the last week I’ve kept over-extension at bay by muttering the precept under my breath.
Owning something means thinking about using it, or thinking about not using it. The less you use something, the closer it should be to the back door. Good deals generate ambitious plans. Ambitious plans devour week-ends.
The cost of ownership often exceeds the cost of acquisition. I’m enjoying an inventory that works nearly every day, demands minimum maintenance, and takes up an ever-shrinking percentage of the cubic feet under the roof.
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