Hoosier Minimalist — the Inspiring Life of Johnny Appleseed

Depiction of Johnny Appleseed from 1862, less than 20 years after his death

The modern minimalist movement has many illustrious forebearers from across the globe. Living small and living intentionally conjures up images of Henry David Thoreau’s simple living experiment, which he documented in his famous Walden. Inspirational though it has been, Thoreau was doing this as an experiment for a limited period of time, just a stone’s throw away from all the…



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