Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
I don't write with a machine. I write with a pen and a paper, which is what is most comfortable for me.
Find joy and solace in the simple, and cultivate your utopia by feeling the Tao in every cubic inch of space.
I grew up in an era of pretty severe poverty. My parents weathered the Great Depression, and money was always a very big concern. I was weaned on a shortage mentality and placed in foster homes largely because there simply wasn't enough money to take care of the most basic of needs.