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I have too much stuff and very little of it matters.

Ok, some of it matters in that I-need-to-live-somewhere kind of way.  But I’m finding that my attachment to things is not what it once was.   559 more words


We Shrunk! Aren't You Glade?

Glade, the S.C. Johnson-owned air freshener company, has recently updated their line of candles, introducing new, innovative packaging and an updated design. However, Glade has also been sneakily shrinking some of their products, hoping that consumers won’t notice the smaller scented candles, but will instead focus on the new designs. 23 more words


Yes, I Am A Baby Boomer - Now What?

Baby boomers are influencing the housing market as they downsize, trade up and invest in second homes. Where did the time go?   Entering the autumn of one’s life can be a life shifting event to something as exciting as it was when you began that first job after graduating college or the birth of your first child.   282 more words

Family Life

Right size

Before deciding to ‘right size’ in this autumn of my life, I chose two guiding principals to follow:

-Live your life with intention
-Know that you can’t go home again… 377 more words


3 Tips for Downsizing or De-cluttering

Recently I gave a speech at my Toastmasters group on de-cluttering. You always know you’ve struck a chord when a few people comment that they intend to clear out their garages or closets with fierce determination. 705 more words

Senior Living

edge was near

my soul stiff
from the fall
off the cliff
it was tall

at the time
I fell down
was no rhyme
and no noun

to tell me… 83 more words


Three Boxes Less Heavy

Now that we’re gearing up to move, I’m in the position of packing my stuff up one more time.  Since I can only have two large trash bags of stuff per person (though we’ve got our stuff from storage, so we have more), I really don’t have much to pack.   1,415 more words