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Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

My voice echos through my empty house, my suitcase looks like it exploded, and I’ve only eaten sandwiches the past few days to avoid cooking. As I shove the last boxes into a tiny 7’x7′ container, I marvel at the fact that this POD now holds everything we own in the world. 213 more words

Getting Started

Growing Plants in an RV

When people make the transition from a house with a yard to a RV, many miss their plants and gardens. What some don’t realize is that it is possible to live fulltime on the road with plants. 329 more words

RVing

Ten Myths About Aging and Health

Dana has just returned from the annual NASMM conference. One of the most inspiring speakers was Ashton Applewhite whose work focuses on battling ageism. This is a repost of one of her blogs. 1,403 more words

Decluttering

Matt Damon Shrinks in 'Downsizing' Footage Presented at CinemaCon

“Downsizing” seems certain to go down as Alexander Payne’s most bizarre film.

The director of “The Descendants” and “Nebraska” specializes in small-scale portraits of Midwesterners. He chronicles their daily lives, peeling back the curtain to show, usually humorously, the quiet desperation that lies behind their stoic facade. 367 more words

News

The First Week

I have always been a very passionate and ambitious person. I set my goals high and want only the best. However, what is the actual definition of “the best”? 534 more words

Family

Moving Your Aging Parents


Downsizing, or moving your aging parents to a new home, is process, but Best Deal Movers can help. Here are some tips on making the process a little easier. 8 more words