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Mother Toxicity

For as long as I can remember my relationship with my mother has been strained.  I think of it like a piece of string or twine or rope with hundreds of fibers making it strong and with each passing comment, remark, and insult those fibers have slowly unraveled, weakened, and torn apart.  1,146 more words

Great Expectations and the Blame Game

“Don’t blame others for disappointing you.  Blame yourself for expecting too much.”  – Unknown

Though it sounds harsh, we need to take a close look at our expectations and learn how to keep them in neutral.  713 more words

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Estate Items: What's Hot and What's Not?

As we head into the new year, we also head into continued uncertainty with our economy, among other challenges.  The past few years have left some battle scars on the personal property industry, and the economy is still in a weakened state.  394 more words

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Are You Leaving Behind a Gift or Guilt?

Are you leaving a gift or guilt for your loved ones?  A bounty or a burden?  It’s time to think about it.  Seriously.

Living or deceased, in about 90% of the cases I see, older adults are leaving a… 600 more words

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