Priorities, Politics, and Riding the Rapids

The purpose of this blog is not discussing politics. There’s plenty of those resources out there if that’s your thang. My purpose is to encourage you to live a prioritized life. That’s what living Simply in the Suburbs is all about: navigating suburban distractions using the compass of your priorities. Politics is merely one of… Continue reading Priorities, Politics, and Riding the Rapids

Go After What You Want

#Skillz. #basketball #youthsports #kindergarten A video posted by Brett (@brettcohrs) on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:59pm PST I had a strange emotional reaction while watching my son play in his first ‘semi’-competitive basketball. The children on my son’s team (the green team in the video above) looked to their coach every time before taking a… Continue reading Go After What You Want

The Power and Simplicity of Gratitude

Gratitude is All the Rage It’s impossible to be on Facebook and not be aware that folks are trying to post one thing a day that they are thankful for. It’s November. The month of Thanksgiving. So let’s practice gratitude for a month. Sounds simple and easy, but as with all things simple, if we… Continue reading The Power and Simplicity of Gratitude

What I Mean by ‘Simple Home’

There is no shortage of blogs about decluttering, organizing, and creating a more peaceful living space by trashing, donating, or selling as much stuff as absolutely possible. If you took a gander around my garage, you would not be overwhelmed with feng anything, much less shui. But I know the importance of neatness and order… Continue reading What I Mean by ‘Simple Home’