"Sometimes you need to burn bridges in order to stop yourself from crossing them again."
Well, this is certainly one way to minimize household waste!
Both Rich and I had very contentious divorces that had us in and out of family court repeatedly over the course of 10 or more years. Because of that we accumulated quite a lot of papers, court documents, proof of child support etc. that basically was stored in a series of boxes, bags, and bins in the basement.
Both of our children are way past the age that any of the divorce agreements etc. are necessary any more. They have finished college and basically moved on in their lives and, well, we don't want to leave them a legacy of bad memories to go through God forbid anything were to happen to us! We would rather leave them with the good memories :-)
Now is the perfect time to burn them because we are currently in the process of cleaning out our house to sell so that we can build our dream earth sheltered house (learn more about that here) and we are fortunate to have a very safe place to do the 'ritual burning' on our future homestead in the Adirondack Park of New York State!
Everyone should perform a 'ritual burning of their divorce papers'.
Do something good for yourself and your children and let it all go!
Enjoy the video of our "burn" :-)
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Hi there! I'm Kathie, the author behind Creating A Simpler Life blog. I'm excited to share our longterm projects (and planning) toward building our future retirement homestead in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. In the meantime I will be sharing all the other little things we do that are part of creating our simpler life!