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It's been a hundred days

…since the start of my second try at getting my house all cleaned up. How’m I doing? Have I drained my own personal swamp? Is the place immaculate and empty? 214 more words

Getting Organized

Snowy Day Today

I woke up to snow this morning.  It really wasn’t a lot of snow but it was enough that I was happy to see it.  Not because I like snow but because I was supposed to take my mom to a Christmas Tea (craft fair at someone’s house) for the entire day and all I really wanted to do was stay home today.   413 more words

An Hour on the Front Porch

My front porch is taking me way longer than I expected.  It’s usually a place that I can have cleared out in a few hours but this time is a little different.   290 more words


I do. I have a bedroom at one end of my house that serves as art, crafts, sewing, library, storage, and guest room and it is crammed full of stuff. 521 more words



This bit of writing is an attempt to un-paralyse myself from a state of overwhelmedness (and apparent issues with expression).

Often when I walk into the supermarket I am suddenly stopped in my tracks by a sense of ‘what was I here for?’. 636 more words


Not Much Progress This Week

I’m stuck at a very frustrating point right now.  Nothing seems to be going the way that I would like and I’m feeling the Christmas time crunch already.   577 more words

Are You Stuffocating?

Once upon a time it was only dippy hippies or rampant communists who spoke out against having too many possessions.  (Not that I’ve got anything against either – we need our dippy and rampant people.)  But now, hot on the heels of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s excellent campaign on food waste (see previous post) comes another group of Totally Ordinary people who are beginning to see where we’re headed – and they don’t like it. 255 more words

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