The Writings of Irv Thomas On simple living and poverty as a choice, moving toward a more natural life, dealing with the enigma of money, hitch-hiking, letting go of dependencies, fears, seeing 'deprivation' as a challenge, what poverty really means, what Providence really means, simple living and the experience of life, etc.

 Theme Index #4

Simple living and Poverty as a choice

(...of nine indexes that cluster similar subjects, for your ease in searching or browsing)
The table below will let you shift easily to another index

Index #1 - Consciousness and Reality

Index #2 - Cycles and the Seasonal Life

Index #3 - Personal Change and Growth

Index #4 - this is where you are

Index #5 - Right Livelihood and Work

Index #6 - Social Concerns and Community

Index #7 - Culture and the Ways of the World

Index #8 - Technology and Science

Index #9 - The Playful, Creative Self

For expanded detail of each index return to Theme Quadrant


How to read the coding system built into each of the links (eg: NL..94

BB: Black Bart series

NV: non-venue writings

IA: Innocence Abroad

OP: other publications

JL: Personal journaling

RS: Ripening Seasons series

NL: personal Newsletter series

UW: UW Daily column series

First two characters of link indicate venue.
For greater detail on venues go to Venue Quadrant

(Thus, NL..94 means:1994 newsletter, signficant treatment of topic)


major treatment


significant treatment


lesser treatment

dots indicate extent of item
Final digits tell the year


Quick link to keywords used in this Index:

Free Spirit
- as way of life
--- in others' words/works RS...97

- 1998 road trip
--- personal insights from RS.98

- and medical issues RS..96
- in others' words/works RS..97

- desperation as focalizer RS..96
- women often my cue RS.96