The Things That Captivate Me the Most

There are many, many things in life that captivate me. I consider myself to be very low maintenance, so a lot of the things and people I value the most are simple and don’t require much at all to show the caliber of their worth. And so, I thought I would share a few today.

Vehicles: I’ve always had a love for Jeeps, old and new. If I were to be given a luxury car like a Maserati, BMW, Tesla, Lexus, Cadillac, etc. you bet I would sell it at the drop of a hat and buy another Jeep, maybe even two – a brand new one (JL), and an old one (CJ)  or maybe two old Jeeps to wrench on and take off-roading and mudding. Luxury cars hold no meaningful value to me whatsoever. They are fancy, expensive and don’t like to get dirty.

Houses: I’ve always been captivated by log cabins and dark stonewall houses with fireplaces. I’ve never been the type of person who liked hanging up pictures, looking at white walls, or even painting them. I just like the look of wood and stone by themselves because they are naturally appealing to me.

If I were to have enough money to buy a multimillion dollar house with fancy windows and marble floors, I wouldn’t. I’d buy a bunch of land, preferably by a lake and build a nice cozy 3 bedroom 3 bathroom house with a huge garage for all my toys (Jeeps, motorcycles, quads, dirt bikes, John Deere equipment, etc). In fact, I think my garage would be bigger than the house!

Multimillion dollar houses in SoCal with more than 5 bedrooms serve no meaningful value to me because I don’t need a lot of room to be happy. In fact, I prefer to have a small and cozy house than a big and fancy house.

Personalities: I’ve always loved to be around people who are genuinely authentic and inspire me in some way, regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual preference, religion, etc. They’re pretty low key, spend most of their time wanting to learn about life, improving it in whatever way they can through reading, travel, experience, etc. and create meaningful relationships with the people they value.

So that’s a few of the many, many things that captivate me. They’re simple, right? Just the way I like it. Cheers!

via Daily Prompt: Captivating

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