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Walk this way

As I have mentioned before, we take the MRT when we are heading out to new territory sometimes, or going a little further afield, and it’s certainly handy when the heavy rains come in suddenly, but mostly we walk. 916 more words


Dreaming My Way into an Old Lady House

In the early 1970s writer May Sarton moved from her beloved home in Nelson, New Hampshire, to The House by the Sea (her journal of those days). 959 more words


Downsizing is a Seismic Shift

The move looked like upheaval, but changes had reverberated through our lives for several years before my husband and I sold our house. Our sons no longer needed us daily, so we had stepped back into an advisory role. 498 more words


Culling Photographs

I’m coming to terms with my slightly obsessive collections of things, and have been forced to make hard choices about what to keep since I moved from a four-bedroom house to a two-bedroom apartment. 418 more words


Lots to Love

When we first set our minds on building this house we didn’t want to lose excitement or give up on the idea so we became very focused…for me this came in the form of finding small things and exclaiming “This would be PERFECT for the tiny house” like the small utensils pictured below.   519 more words

Tiny House

Keeping Vintage Linens in the Family, and the Weekly Photo Challenge: Achievement

I have to admit I have no achievements this week – having an achievement would mean I finished something, right? But if I can declare progress as an achievement, I’m in. 319 more words